Tag: House Prices

Do you travel further than the average 8.8 miles to work? Maybe it’s time to cut your commute…

As the old saying goes, choosing a home is all about, ‘location, location, location’. Never is this more true than when you are considering your journey to work.  Propertywide’s innovative new Travel Time tool allows you to easily identify available properties … Continue reading

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Is the housing market starting to cool in the capital?

Following the latest report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) we’re left wondering if the housing market in the capital is starting to loose it’s heat as findings from the report show that the number of buyer enquiries … Continue reading

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Property Paycheck

Yesterday, the Office for National Statistics revealed that (excluding bonuses) wages in the UK rose by just 0.6% in the year to June. This rise was the slowest since records began in 2001 and as such, it is no surprise … Continue reading

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Is homebuyer confidence falling?

A recent survey is suggesting that confidence in the housing market has tumbled to its lowest level ever in the last three years. These fears are mainly based on over-inflated prices and talk of rises in interest rates.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Buying, Economy, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

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

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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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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Interest Rates – Are They Set to Soar?

There has been much speculation around the subject of interest rate rises for some time now. Thankfully, since the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Mansion House speech, that the Bank of England will be given new powers to intervene … Continue reading

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