Latest mortgage news - London House Prices

07 Feb 2018

Londoners offered first dibs on new build homes valued up to £350,000

Mayor of London will restrict overseas buyers and give Londoners and UK-based buyers first dibs to secure new build homes.

17 Jan 2018

Home mover numbers at the highest level for a decade

The number of home movers reached 370,300 the highest level for 10 years thanks to low mortgage rates and demand for homes.

11 Jan 2018

Britain’s fastest growing commuter hotspots close to major cities

Commuter towns with good transport links and under 40 minutes from major cities have faster house price growth than the UK average.

04 Jan 2018

London weakest region for house price rise and least affordable to buy

House prices rise by a modest 2.6% with London the weakest region and least affordable due to difficulties of raising a deposit.

02 Jan 2018

Cheltenham house price growth is five times higher than the UK average

The spa town of Cheltenham leads the table with 13% annual house price growth almost five times higher than the rest of the country.

23 Dec 2017

London’s Belgravia is home to the most expensive million pound streets

Six streets in London with average house price of over £10 million make the capital the most expensive in England and Wales.

12 Dec 2017

London borough house prices rise even though the capital’s market is subdued

For several boroughs in London house prices are rising although the capital as a whole is struggling to keep pace.

28 Nov 2017

London price affordability reaches 14.5 times earnings, says Hometrack

House price affordability in London has reached a high of 14.5 times earnings and is well above the capitals fifteen-year average.

14 Nov 2017

Property sales in London are lower by 24% over the year, says ONS

The number of properties sold in London have reduced 24% in the last year with those in England down by 17% as buyer demand falls.

27 Oct 2017

UK housing market confidence slips to the lowest level in five years

The Halifax survey shows confidence in the housing market is at a five year low with one in five thinking prices will fall.

21 Oct 2017

Homebuyers pay £30,000 premium to live in market towns

English market towns command a £30,000 premium from homeowners or 12% more compared to living in neighbouring towns.

17 Oct 2017

London house prices for first time buyers reduce and remain negative

First time buyers in London can expect to pay less to get on the property ladder as house prices fall and expectations remain negative.

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