With stamp duty changes around the corner, mortgage approvals hit a record two-year high in January, as UK banks approved the highest number of mortgages since 2014.
Global economy watchers are warning that the world financial market is slowing sharply and the resulting property price bubble is about to burst. But how likely is this and what will it mean for the UK property market?
This year has been a tumultuous one for the property market. In March, changes to the pension rules meant anyone over 55 with a defined contribution scheme could withdraw 25 per cent from the pot, tax free to do with what they choose.