Latest mortgage news - London House Prices


05 Dec 2014

Stamp duty reform to benefit homebuyers but London homes are the hardest hit

The Council for Mortgage Lending (CML) has released new figures showing mortgage lending has reduced over the last four months.

22 Nov 2014

How will a mansion tax on £2m homes work in the UK property market

Plans by both the Labour and Liberal Democrat parties would impose a mansion tax for properties worth £2 million or more if they win the election.

19 Nov 2014

Mortgage lending increases as UK house prices continue to rise

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows mortgage lending is up while house price rise is higher over the year.

14 Nov 2014

First time buyer mortgage lending falls as London house prices expected to stall

New CML data shows a dip in mortgage lending to first time buyers as Savills predicts house prices in London to stall next year.

10 Nov 2014

Buy-to-let landlords to own £1 trillion of property value by 2015

A report by lender Kent Reliance shows the value of buy-to-let property owned by landlords is at £930.7 billion increasing 13.3% in the last year.

24 Oct 2014

London property market slowdown sends Foxtons share price 20% lower

As property prices in London begin to slow the share price of the capitals best known estate agents falls following a profit warning.

30 Sep 2014

Mortgage lending for house purchases slows as UK house prices fall

Data from the Bank of England shows mortgage approval numbers have reduced confirming a slowdown in the housing market.

25 Sep 2014

Labour’s mansion tax on properties over £2 million will hit London home buyers

The proposed mansion tax may deter wealthy investors from buying costing government revenue and is focused on London properties.

17 Sep 2014

London house price average over £500,000 as sales of £1m homes expected to rise

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released data showing London average house prices are over £500,000 for the first time.

31 Aug 2014

UK house prices rise in August according to mortgage lender Nationwide

Leading mortgage lender Nationwide has released data showing house prices are 0.8% higher in August compared to July.

21 Aug 2014

London housing market leads mortgage lending to a six year high in July

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveal that London house prices leads the UK property market to record highs in July.

18 Aug 2014

London average house prices rise 19% with signs of a market finally slowing

The average price of property in London has increased by 19% and England and Wales increasing by over 9% in the last year.

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