Category: House Prices

House price growth weakens whilst Stamp Duty is slashed for ‘98% of people’

House prices rose by 0.4% in November, taking house price growth over the preceding 12 months to 8.2% as consumers continue to display a reluctance to engage in the market.

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Property Market Tags: , , , , Leave a comment

Act now to take advantage of new stamp duty rules

In his Autumn Statement George Osborne announced some welcome news for homebuyers. Revealing a new graduated approach to stamp duty, Osborne has ensured the British public that 98% of homebuyers will be pay less duty on property purchases from today.

avatar
Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, House Prices, Industry News, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , 3 Comments

UK homes less expensive now than at the housing market’s peak…

  Britain’s homes are generally less pricey now than they were at the housing market’s peak in 2007, with London being the exception as affordability within the capital seems to be fast becoming a mythical notion, according to new findings … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: House Prices, Property Market, Property News Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Average UK house growth expected to slow

The average price of UK property rose marginally by 0.6% in September on the previous month to £187,188, nonetheless this represents a peak in annual house price growth with properties’ values expected to increase at a more temperate rate henceforth, … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , Comments Off

Price of flats rise faster than any other property type in the last ten years

Flat prices have surged by an estimated 32% over the last 10 years according to fresh data from Halifax, as heightened demand from first time buyers and rapidly escalating property prices in London, the majority of which are flats or … Continue reading

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Property Market Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

The perfect way to promote prestigous property

If you have a prestigious home to sell, Countrywide’s new Prestige Homes offering will boost your property’s profile at no extra cost.

avatar
Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, For Sale, House Prices, Interesting Properties, Selling, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , Comments Off

House prices stabilise over August

UK house prices remained stable over August, suggesting the blistering pace at which they were shooting upwards could have eased over recent months, Britain’s biggest mortgage lender, Halifax, revealed in today’s freshly published data.

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices Tags: , , , , , , , Comments Off

Bank of England retains its base rate at 0.5% amid pressure due to the UK’s current period of economic growth

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to retain interest rates at 0.5% for the 66th consecutive month, reflecting its lack of conviction in the durability of the economic growth the UK is currently undergoing.

avatar
Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Economy, House Prices, Mortgages Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment