2017

Why houses are taking longer to sell

Homeowners who put their properties up for sale are having to wait longer to find a buyer than they did a year ago – and more than a third of deals then fall through, according to a new report.
The average time taken for a property to sell is now 102 d…

Brexit deal live – key developments

Parliamentary arithmetic
Today’s cabinet meeting is not the only obstacle Mrs May faces. If her top team back the deal, it must still get through parliament, in what is likely to go to a knife-edge vote.
Here’s a rundown of the numbers from our chief p…