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25 Sep 2014

Labour’s mansion tax on properties over £2 million will hit London home buyers

The proposed mansion tax may deter wealthy investors from buying costing government revenue and is focused on London properties.

17 Sep 2014

London house price average over £500,000 as sales of £1m homes expected to rise

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released data showing London average house prices are over £500,000 for the first time.

16 Sep 2014

First time buyers require ten times higher deposit than buying in the 1980s

National Housing Federation (NHF) says first time buyers now need 10 times the deposit when compared to buying in the early 1980s.

12 Sep 2014

UK house price rise starts to slow as demand for Help to Buy may have peaked

Demand for Help to Buy may be reaching a peak after data shows that house price growth is slowing and even decreasing.

31 Aug 2014

UK house prices rise in August according to mortgage lender Nationwide

Leading mortgage lender Nationwide has released data showing house prices are 0.8% higher in August compared to July.

21 Aug 2014

London housing market leads mortgage lending to a six year high in July

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) reveal that London house prices leads the UK property market to record highs in July.

18 Aug 2014

UK house prices rise by 10.2% according to the Halifax

Leading mortgage lender the Halifax has released data showing house prices have increased by the biggest annual amount since September 2007.

18 Aug 2014

London average house prices rise 19% with signs of a market finally slowing

The average price of property in London has increased by 19% and England and Wales increasing by over 9% in the last year.

16 Aug 2014

Mortgage lenders warn homeowners of higher costs with interest rate rise

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has warned of an interest rate rise from the Bank of England is more likely increasing costs to homeowners.

10 Aug 2014

First time buyers rise as UK house building grows at the fastest rate since 2003

Demand for new-build homes is driving a boom in house building with construction growing for the fifteenth consecutive month.

31 Jul 2014

Interest rates must rise as homebuyer confidence reaches a low

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, says interest rates must rise to avoid a housing bubble developing.

30 Jul 2014

Mortgage approvals rise for the first time in four months

Figures released from the Bank of England show the number of mortgage approvals has increased in June.

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