FROM Brexit to stamp duty costs and the dreaded planning process, there are plenty of stumbling blocks to getting Britain building again.
A shortage of suitable properties is pushing up prices, making it harder for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder and for homeowners to take the next step.
At the same time, smaller housebuilders often find there is a lack of finance available and they may have to jump through several hoops to get planning permission approved.
Peer2Peer Finance News, in association with Wellesley, gathered property experts – Peter Andrew, deputy chairman of the Home Builders Federation, Mark Harris, chief executive of SPF Private Clients, Andrew Turnbull, managing director of Wellesley and Russell Quirk, founder of online estate agent Emoov – for a roundtable chaired by P2PFN editor-in-chief Suzie Neuwirth to decipher how to give the housing and property development market a kickstart.
Click here to read our full coverage of the event.