There has been remarkable growth in property rental prices around the proposed new stations for HS2 and Crossrail 2. Otherwise, national rental growth has slowed. This has been revealed in Landbay's monthly Rental Index, which provides analysis of national rental growth. For more on this, the CEO and Co-Founder of Landbay, John Goodall, joined Share Radio Breakfast.
The UK's housing market isn't functioning like it should, with too few affordable properties for sale or rent. As well as that, the market is vulnerable to shocks and political pressure, like the London mayoral election results and Brexit. Ryan Prince is VP at Realstar, a private renting company, and he gives his take on the state of the market.
Westminster is piling the pressure on Britain’s biggest housebuilders to raise their construction output to meet an acute shortage of homes, that's according to The FT. Brian Berry, Chief Executive at the Federation of Master Builders, has his take on the problem: he wants to see a fast track planning process for house building. He joins Share Radio Morning Money to discuss.