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21 Mar 2017

House price growth falls despite demand outmatching supply

The rate of house price growth has reduced to 6.2% in a year even though moderate UK demand continues to exceed supply.

13 Mar 2017

Homeowners earn more from property than jobs in a third of UK areas

House prices outpace homeowner earnings in 119 local areas over past two years with majority located in the southern England.

02 Mar 2017

Home ownership in England at 30 year low, says government report

English Housing Survey shows home ownership is the lowest level since 1985 with the private rental sector doubling since 2002.

28 Feb 2017

Rise in cash buyers helps support rise in house prices, says Nationwide

Greater proportion of cash buyers are helping to keep house prices rising as outright home owners now exceed those with mortgages.

24 Feb 2017

London house price growth drops to eighth in city rankings

Hometrack data shows London with the slowest rate of growth for four years and the fastest house price rise is now from regional cities.

22 Feb 2017

London home buyer loans down 5% in the fourth quarter 2016

Home buyer borrowing in London reduces 5% or £310 million in the final quarter of 2016 continuing the downward trend for the capital.

14 Feb 2017

Annual house price rise in East of England leading the market

House prices in the East of England remain strong up 11% over the year despite a slowdown in property sales across the country.

03 Feb 2017

Mortgage affordability markedly improves over past decade

Significantly lower interest rates has improved mortgage affordability across the country since the financial crisis according to the Halifax.

01 Feb 2017

Impact of Crossrail has increased house prices in towns close to stations

Crossrail has boosted average house prices by up to 60% for homes in towns near to stations ahead of the 2019 launch date.

30 Jan 2017

First time buyers offered lower cashback amounts by lenders

Latest data from Moneyfacts shows the amount of cashback offered by lenders to first time buyers with small deposits is lower in the last two years.

20 Jan 2017

Home mover numbers fall for the first time since 2011

For the first time since 2011 the number of home movers has decreased due to the low availability of the ‘right type’ of homes slowing the market.

17 Jan 2017

Home purchase lending remains strong rising by 5% in November

Home buyers borrowed £11 billion in November up over 5% on the month reflecting a stable market and aspirations for home ownership.

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