Infrastructure and Real Estate

Taylor Wimpey (TW.) & Barratt (BDEV): 2 stocks to buy and hold

 Taylor Wimpey (TW.) & Barratt (BDEV): 2 stocks to buy and hold

Average housing prices in the UK rose by £44 per day in the six months to August, according to Zoopla Index. Housing prices in the UK rose by £30 per day over the six-month period from July 2020 to January 2021. In August, the average h...

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Where to live: Most expensive and least affordable UK cities in 2021

Where to live: Most expensive and least affordable UK cities in 2021

The UK’s least and most affordable cities out of 61 cities this year was revealed by Halifax, the country’s leading mortgage lender, analysed the average house prices and earning for a year ending June 2021. The report suggests some of ...

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Top 10 FTSE real estate investment trusts stocks to hold for long term

Top 10 FTSE real estate investment trusts stocks to hold for long term

Summary   Real estate investment trusts (REITs) serve as a popular investment option for income-oriented investors. REITs are obligated to pay up to 90 per cent of their earnings to their shareholders; investors can be assured of a hi...

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Halifax launches 0.83 per cent mortgage rate amidst heated price war

Halifax launches 0.83 per cent mortgage rate amidst heated price war

Summary  Halifax launched an ultra-low rate on loans on a two-year fixed deal at 0.83 per cent. The deal will be available through mortgage brokers from 9 August to borrowers wanting to loan up to 60 per cent of their house value. In July...

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Construction PMI data: FTSE house building stocks react negatively

Construction PMI data: FTSE house building stocks react negatively

Summary  Construction PMI in July saw a decline compared to the June month indicating a slow pace of construction activities in the United Kingdom. The growth rate was slow due to a shortage of raw materials and subcontract workers. C...

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Focus on 3 FTSE housing stocks as UK house prices soar in June

Focus on 3 FTSE housing stocks as UK house prices soar in June

Summary UK’s average property prices rose to £230,700, soaring 30 per cent above peak levels last seen in December 2007, at £177,300. The boost was due to severe stock shortages and also due to stamp duty holiday and other sch...

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Focus on 5 FTSE housebuilding stocks as the UK hits record number of homes sold

Focus on 5 FTSE housebuilding stocks as the UK hits record number of homes sold

Summary  Home sales in the UK recorded the highest sale in June 2021, as buyers rushed to complete the deals to benefit from the stamp duty holiday. Stamp-duty holidays led to the surge in demand for houses, and the average home price ...

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Have you taken a look at these 5 skyrocketing housing stocks?

Have you taken a look at these 5 skyrocketing housing stocks?

The housing market in the UK has witnessed a boom recently despite the ongoing pandemic due to covid-19 induced changes in work and lifestyle patterns such as seeking properties which have wider open spaces, low interest rates, and stamp duty holid...

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Why are these 5 FTSE housebuilding stocks trending lower today

Why are these 5 FTSE housebuilding stocks trending lower today

Summary The housing price in the UK rose by 0.7% in the month of July, which is the fourth consecutive month of the property price increase. Stocks of Barratt Developments Plc, Countryside Properties, Bellway, Vistry Group, Berkeley Group are t...

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Focus on 5 FTSE-listed real estate stocks amid housing market boom

Focus on 5 FTSE-listed real estate stocks amid housing market boom

Summary  House prices in May rose at the fastest pace since the financial crisis of 2008. Many homebuyers hurried to take last-minute advantage of the tax holiday in parts of the UK. Northwest recorded a 15.2% jump in prices, the sharpest...

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Blue-chip housing stocks mixed even as annual house price growth jumps over 13%

Blue-chip housing stocks mixed even as annual house price growth jumps over 13%

Summary  Heavyweight housing stocks traded mixed in the mid-morning deals The benchmark FTSE 100 oscillated marginally higher as blue-chips cracked Shares of Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey jumped over 2% The heavyweight housing stocks t...

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