The Outlook for the UK Housing Market
Wednesday, 26 April 2023
Capital Economics London
100 Victoria St, London SW1E 5JL
09:00am - 10:30am | 12:30pm - 2:00pm | 3:30pm - 5:00pm
In this exclusive roundtable briefing, our UK Housing expert Andrew Wishart highlighted the key conclusions from our latest Outlook and answered client questions about what’s happening in the UK housing market, covering:
The economic backdrop and the implications for household finances and mortgage rates;
The shape and scale of the likely correction;
How policy will shape the future of homeownership and renting after the end of Help to Buy.
Senior Property Economist
Andrew Wishart runs our UK Housing service. Having joined Capital Economics via the graduate scheme in 2015, Andrew spent three years working on the UK Economics service before joining the property team to cover the UK housing market. Prior to joining Capital Economics, Andrew worked in the Macroeconomic Analysis team at HM Treasury covering GDP and inflation. Andrew holds a Master’s degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Surrey
Chief Property Economist
Andrew Burrell joined Capital Economics in 2018 as the Chief Property Economist. Prior to this he was the EMEA Head of Economics and Forecasting at JLL, working closely with European property investors. A decade in real estate was preceded by over 15 years as a professional economist at Experian, the Bank of England, RBS and the London Business School. He is an active member of both SPR and IPF.
Chief UK Economist
Paul Dales is our Chief UK Economist, with overall responsibility for our UK Economics and UK Markets services. Paul joined Capital Economics soon after it was founded in 1999 and has previously been our Chief Australia & New Zealand Economist and Senior US Economist. In 2022, he led the team that was named UK Economics Forecaster of the Year by the Sunday Times. In 2016, the Australian Financial Review judged him to be Australia’s economist of the year as “he made all the right calls in a market that most chief economists found hard to read”. In 2011, he was named Bloomberg’s US house price forecaster of the year. And in 2010, he was part of the US team that was named Wall Street Journal US forecaster of the year. Paul regularly writes articles for the London Evening Standard and frequently appears on TV and radio. He holds degrees in Banking & Finance and Economics from Loughborough and London universities and the UK FSA recognised Securities Institute Diploma.