Latest mortgage news - House Prices


23 Apr 2021

Asking prices for properties on the market reach record high

New properties on the market hit record asking prices up 2.1% this month as demand drives sales to the fastest ever pace.

06 Apr 2021

Top ten locations where homes are selling the fastest

The average time it takes to sell a home has reduced to 44 days thanks to high demand and much faster for the top ten locations.

05 Mar 2021

First time buyer comeback after covid reduces low deposit mortgages

First time buyers with small deposits are returning to the market as lenders bring back high loan to value mortgages since the pandemic.

08 Feb 2021

First time buyers are not deterred by rising house prices

Transactions bounced back strongly for first time buyers in the second half of 2020 despite a 10.0% rise in house prices.

04 Feb 2021

Stronger demand from buyers sends house prices higher

Rapid start to the year as buyer demand increases 13% across all regions and new house prices highs despite the third lockdown.

14 Jan 2021

Islington is revealed as the house price growth winner for 2020

Research from Halifax reveals the UK house price growth winners in 2020 is Islington in London with values 13.4% up last year.

04 Jan 2021

Wealthy home movers boost value of agreed sales by 26pc for 2020

Strong demand from affluent home movers has boosted the total value of sales agreed by 26% in 2020 compared to the previous year.

14 Dec 2020

Asking prices for property expected to rise 4pc in 2021

Rightmove has forecast average asking prices rising 4% across the UK in 2021 as people place housing ahead of economic uncertainty.

04 Dec 2020

Fewer homeowners think their property has increased in value for November

For the month of November a survey from Halifax showed 14% of households believe the value of their homes has increased.

01 Dec 2020

Slowing demand for housing remains third higher than a year ago

Demand for housing is a third higher than a year ago although it has been slowing since the start of the stamp duty holiday.

02 Nov 2020

House price growth reaches a two-and-a-half-year high

There are 50% more sales of properties in the pipeline with house prices at a two-and-a-half-year high helped by the stamp duty holiday.

12 Oct 2020

Britain’s most expensive street list reveals London as leading

The top ten most expensive streets in Britain are all in London with Kensington Palace Gardens costing the most and averaging £35m.

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