Marc Shoffman

Marc Shoffman is a freelance journalist specialising in business, personal finance and property. He also co-presents the In For A Penny financial planning podcast.

How to spot a looming house price crash

From the man down the pub/on Twitter to major lenders and think-tanks, homebuyers and sellers can barely move for so-called experts dishing out advice on the property market. Rising interest rates and increased mortgage costs have prompted fears of a house price slump, with Capital Economics predicting a 5 per cent drop over the next

Your home insurance holds the key to property disputes

Rising house prices and a lack of properties has prompted many homeowners to improve rather than move. And who can blame them? According to the latest Halifax House Price Index, property values took a massive leap in the 12 months to the end of March, rising more than 10 per cent to £214,811. This is the biggest