Investors in the UK housebuilding sector have enjoyed exceptional returns since the Global Financial Crisis and 2019 was no different, with average total returns including dividends of 53%.
Homebuilders and banking top picks
The state of the current market
Overcoming rising house prices and political challenges
Simon Brazier, manager of the £2bn Investec UK Alpha fund, talks to Natalie Kenway about Brexit expectations, poor sentiment towards UK equities and his key holdings at the start of 2018.
Challenges for income investors
Concerned about Brexit and weaker pound
Slater Investments' Mark Slater said he is being forced to run an increasingly concentrated portfolio as the number of suitable growth companies declines.
Buying back into housebuilders
Added to housebuilders in market dips
Bowie, Brexit and Bake Off - 2016 has already delivered a number of shocks. Fretful investors could therefore be forgiven for seeking investments that are as safe as houses.