Category: House Prices

Housing Market cools for the first time this year

Asking values for houses fell for the first time this year, as freshly gathered data shows a potential cooling period in the housing market.

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Bank of England governor alerts to danger of potential financial crisis as UK house prices rise to record 10.5%

The Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, has reinforced his ominous forecasts concerning the UK housing market, as new data indicated that house prices rose by 10.5% in the 12 months to May.

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Funds running short for Help to Buy in Scotland

Funds set aside for the Help to Buy scheme in Scotland have run out only three months into the financial year leading many would-be buyers’ dreams of home ownership to crumble.

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Help to Buy is assisting the right homebuyers with 55% of purchasers coming from the private rented sector

55% of people who have bought a property using the Government backed Help to Buy scheme have moved from the private rented sector, according to findings in Countrywide plc’s latest Quarterly Market Review.

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Housing boom potentially peaks as prices of new houses on the market come to ‘a virtual standstill’, says Rightmove

The recent burgeoning surge in property prices appears to have decelerated across the UK this month according to Rightmove’s newly published House Price Index (HPI). Adding further fuel to the fiery debate surrounding house prices, Rightmove suggest that prices have … Continue reading

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Property market beginning to “moderate”, says Nationwide

There’s an increasing amount of evidence within the property market to suggest that that it is “starting to moderate”, according to one of the country’s biggest building society.

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Bank holiday bargains!

This week in the press, there’s been a lot of talk about the UK housing market and more specifically the annual rise in property prices following the latest official data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

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Don’t miss the UK’s largest Open House event taking place this weekend!

The UK’s largest Open House event is taking place this weekend and offers buyers the ideal opportunity to snap up their dream home.

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