LONDON Banks could face higher credit losses if a vote by Britain to leave the European Union triggers an exodus of foreign-born residents, according to research published by Moody's on Thursday.
LONDON International investors have halted almost all their purchases of British commercial property ahead of the European Union membership referendum, a survey showed on Thursday, adding to signs that the vote is taking a toll on the economy.
LONDON British annual house price growth cooled in April after the government introduced extra taxes on purchases of properties for rental and second homes, according to a survey from mortgage lender Nationwide on Thursday.
LONDON The number of mortgages approved by British banks in March fell to its lowest number since December, hit by the approach of a higher tax on buy-to-let properties, industry figures showed.
LONDON The European Union's investment arm is lending Britain 1 billion pounds to help build social housing, its largest ever support for such programmes within Europe, it said on Monday.
LONDON British property transaction tax receipts surged last month, probably due to a rush to buy houses ahead of the introduction of an additional tax on second home purchases, Britain's Office for Budget Responsibility said on Thursday.
LONDON Construction of private homes slowed sharply in the first three months of 2016, reflecting planning delays and possibly uncertainty linked to Britain's upcoming referendum on European Union membership, a survey showed on Wednesday.
LONDON Asking prices for rental properties in England and Wales have fallen, hit by the introduction of a new tax, but prices in the housing market as a whole have continued their rise, online property listings firm Rightmove said.
LONDON Britain's construction sector weakened slightly in February but construction of new homes hit a record, helping lift overall construction output in the previous three months to its fastest growth in nearly a year.