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15 Jan 2014

Governor of Bank of England plays down Bubble

Mark Carney, the Governor the Bank of England played down a possible housing bubble.

14 Jan 2014

Vast Regional Differences in house prices as London surges ahead, says ONS

The Office for National Statistics stated that the London property market had seen price rises of 11.6% in November 2013.

08 Jan 2014

Increased demand for mortgage lending expected

The mortgage industry expects to see further demand for mortgages among consumers in 2014 and that demand remains healthy rather than excessive.

03 Jan 2014

House prices rise by 8.4% in 2013 according to the Nationwide

UK house prices rose in 2013 fuelled by first time buyer demand, say Nationwide, raising the average house price to £176,500.

31 Dec 2013

London house prices increase by 10% says Land Registry

Property prices in London have increased by 10.6% in the last year significantly above other regions in the UK.

30 Dec 2013

Homeowners at risk of increasing debt as interest rates rise

The Bank of England has warned homeowners could be hit hard as interest rates increase mortgage repayments.

23 Dec 2013

House prices to increase by 8% says Halifax

Halifax is predicting another year of growth in 2014 but there is no evidence this will lead to a housing bubble.

03 Dec 2013

House building boost to UK construction

The construction activity index rose more than expected helped by a surge in house building in the UK.

29 Nov 2013

Bank of England stops mortgages from Funding for Lending

As fears of a house price bubble loom, Governor Mark Carney stops mortgage lending offered by the Funding for Lending scheme.

28 Nov 2013

Mortgages and house prices fall in October

The number of loans approved by banks has reduced along with an unexpected fall in house prices for the month.

14 Nov 2013

London leads housing crisis and need for new homes

Soaring demand from homebuyers exceed the supply of properties is creating a housing crisis with rising prices.

12 Nov 2013

House prices rising says Halifax but growth is slowing

Figures released by the Halifax show prices are up 6.9% annually but ONS data suggest this is slowing.

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