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29 Sep 2017

London house prices fall for first time in eight years

House prices in London are at £471,761 and negative for the first time in eights years with the weakest performance in the UK since 2005.

28 Sep 2017

New Build house prices rise 17% with support from Help to Buy, says ONS

Prices of new build properties in England increased over 17% in a year with record loans from the government’s Help to Buy scheme.

23 Sep 2017

House prices in university towns are up by 22% over the course of a degree

Parents could be better off buying a student flat than paying children’s rent as prices in university towns rise £38,666 during a three year course.

18 Sep 2017

Equity release homeowner demand soars unlocking £1.4 billion from property

The amount of wealth accessed by homeowners in 2017 by using equity release has increased 55% over the year helped by more products.

15 Sep 2017

Cost of moving home for London home buyers has risen to £32,000

Higher house prices and stamp duty mean the cost of moving home in London has risen to £32,092 or 47% higher than a decade ago.

12 Sep 2017

Remortgage buyer activity soars as mortgage rates reach all time low

The number of remortgage buyers surge 12% taking advantage of record low mortgage rates to reduce the cost of repayments.

29 Aug 2017

First time buyers can save money with a discount mortgage, says Moneyfacts

For first time buyers a discount mortgage could save them money rather than fixed rate where the interest charged is more expensive.

23 Aug 2017

Mortgage lending to home buyers in London rises by 6% for second quarter

Number of home buyers taking out a mortgage in London is up 6% in the second quarter 2017 with strong demand from first time buyers.

21 Aug 2017

Owning your second property is a reality for one in ten UK homeowners

There are over 5 million people with multiple properties after a 30% increase in their numbers since the start of the century.

21 Aug 2017

Stagnant home mover numbers makes it harder for first time buyers

The number of home movers has reduced by -2% creating a shortage of properties for first time buyers and higher prices.

15 Aug 2017

East of England house prices have strong annual grow with falls in London, says ONS

Properties in the East of England are up 7.2% over the year with the fastest growth while London has falling prices over the month.

01 Aug 2017

London homes near Olympic Park in fast lane as house prices race ahead

Homeowners living close to Olympic Park have gained with property prices up 64% in five years outperforming the London average.

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