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13 Sep 2016

House price growth in London boroughs remain strong but slowing, says ONS

Many London boroughs continue to see house price growth in double figures although the average rate is slowing.

07 Sep 2016

Parents will pay £53,000 more for a home to live near a top school

The average price of £366,744 for properties closest to the UK’s top thirty schools is £53,426 more than the average for the country.

07 Sep 2016

Homeowners optimistic they can own their long-term family home

The latest report from Lloyds shows homeowners are now more optimistic that they will own their long-term home in two more moves.

26 Aug 2016

House prices growth is fastest in Northern cities as London slows down

The UK cities house price index from Hometrack shows growth in the north is taking the lead as London trails after Brexit uncertainty.

24 Aug 2016

First time buyer lending increases 25% compared to last year

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lending show first time buyers are driving the market with lending up 25% to £5.5 billion over a year.

17 Aug 2016

Equity release lending to buyers exceeds £0.5 billion for first time

Homeowners have used equity release to withdraw a record £8.2 million of housing wealth per day or £0.5 billion each quarter.

16 Aug 2016

London house price growth slows sharply for the month to June

Uncertainty with the EU Referendum has seen London house prices stall increasing by 0.2% for the month to June down from 1.5%, says ONS

14 Aug 2016

How will the Bank of England interest rate cut will affect your mortgage

The Bank of England has reduced interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25% but will your mortgage benefit from the decrease?

02 Aug 2016

Home ownership in England falls to lowest level for 30 years

The housing crisis is no longer just a London problem as home ownership plummets to the lowest level across the country.

23 Jul 2016

Least affordable homes for first time buyers are located in London

For first time buyers the top ten least affordable homes are all located in London with the highest deposits paid, says the Halifax.

19 Jul 2016

New-build house prices rise at double the rate of UK average, says ONS

House prices for new-build properties have risen by 17.9% for the year, double the rate of existing with highest growth in the South East.

14 Jul 2016

New buyer enquiries fall to lowest level since 2008, says surveyors Rics

Rics June survey has shown a significant decline in the number of new buyers as uncertainty remains after the EU referendum.

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