Latest mortgage news - House Prices


11 Sep 2020

London first time buyer costs almost double in a decade

Property prices for first time buyers in London rise by 98% over the decade and deposits are more than double the national average.

07 Sep 2020

Quarter of home buyers rely on Bank of Mum and Dad funding

Homebuyers are more reliant than ever on the bank of mum and dad funding nearly a quarter of all housing transactions.

28 Aug 2020

House sales strongest for five years and not losing momentum

Buyer demand is up a third this year and no signs of losing momentum with house sales 76% higher over the five year average.

17 Aug 2020

Record high house sales as moving home replaces summer holidays

The number of house sales have reached a record for the last ten years as summer holidays are replaced by moving home.

20 Jul 2020

Housing boom sends asking prices to record highs

Post lockdown the UK housing market is in a mini-boom with asking prices at record highs and rising £7,640 this month.

25 Jun 2020

New sales agreed rebound strongly in Northern cities

The number of sales are 4% higher than the pre-lockdown level rebounding in the northern cities of Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester.

15 Jun 2020

Asking prices bounce back with strong demand from buyers

With strong demand from buyers asking prices for property are up on average 1.9% compared to March before the Coronavirus lockdown.

29 May 2020

Buyer demand rebounds up 88pc across England

Demand for property has increased by 88% as the English housing market reopens and exceeds pre-lockdown levels.

28 Apr 2020

Demand for homes falls 70pc as housing market is suspended

The government has effectively suspended the housing market with the lockdown to control the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

27 Mar 2020

Housing demand is 40pc lower with impact from Coronavirus

Demand for housing is lower by 40% last month with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic changing the market.

16 Mar 2020

Record high asking prices are at risk from spread of Coronavirus

Asking prices in the UK surge to a record high of £312,625 rising 3.5% over the year and now threatened by the spread of Coronavirus.

14 Feb 2020

Home movers pay a £33,000 premium to live in market towns

Living in a market town is popular for home buyers and the £33,000 premium paid has reduced by 3% in the last year.

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