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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.

20 Dec 2017

Houses on the market sell for nearly 4% less than the asking price

Homeowners selling their home can expect less cash than the asking price as the gap between asked and sold prices increases.

12 Dec 2017

Remortgage buyers at record levels helped by low rates for loans

The number of remortgage buyers and value of borrowing have reached record levels helped by record low interest rates.

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.

11 Dec 2017

Home movers stay and improve as they struggle to buy a new property

Homeowners struggle to move due to a lack of suitable housing at affordable prices and are opting to improve instead.

01 Dec 2017

House prices stable with low mortgage rates and lack of housing supply

The low mortgage rates, high employment and a shortage of homes are helping to keep house prices at their current levels.

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.

26 Nov 2017

Home buyers pay an extra £116,500 to buy a home in a national park

Buying a home will cost 46% more in a national park as homeowners can enjoy easy access to the great outdoors and beautiful countryside.

22 Nov 2017

Stamp duty cut for first time buyers will increase house prices, says OBR

Changes in the budget means most first time buyers will not pay stamp duty but the OBR expects house prices to rise instead.

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