Latest mortgage news - House Prices


08 Oct 2021

Demand for property remains strong sending house prices higher

After the end of tapered stamp duty demand for property is historically high with low supply pushing house pieces to new highs.

15 Sep 2021

Suburb prices rise faster than cities as buyers search for space

Demand for more space is driving house prices higher in the suburbs as the pandemic changes the lifestyles of city homeowners.

26 Aug 2021

Premiums paid to live in market towns increases 8pc during lockdown

You pay a £36,116 premium to live in market towns during lockdown, up 8.4% for the year as people look to improve their lifestyle.

16 Aug 2021

Winchester is the least affordable UK city to live and work

Winchester replaces Oxford as the least affordable city to live and work with the highest average property prices now 14 times annual earnings.

19 Jul 2021

High demand from buyers leaves 225,000 shortfall in homes for sale

Buyer demand in the first half of 2021 exceeded supply which has resulted in 225,000 fewer homes on the market and higher prices.

25 Jun 2021

Seaside towns in Britain with house prices up 10pc due to strong demand

Demand for coastal living has seen house prices in Britain’s seaside towns rise 10% over the year as homeowners change their lifestyle.

24 Jun 2021

House prices at record levels with lack of property choice for buyers

Supply of properties on the market and available to buyers is an all-time low at the same time house prices are at record levels.

11 Jun 2021

Prices for house sales are rising four times faster than flats

Strong demand for houses has driven price growth up 5.2% in the last year which is over four times more than the 1.1% growth for flats.

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.

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