Tag: House Prices

Average price for UK home nearing peak

In a report conducted by Rightmove, it has been revealed that the average price for a home in the United Kingdom is just £30 short of the all-time record amount. Rightmove went on to forecast that the peak average price … Continue reading

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House prices drop 0.1% in February

The largest building society in the United Kingdom, Nationwide, have released figures revealing that house prices fell by 0.1% in February 2015. The report also showed that the rate of price inflation had dropped to 5.7%, meaning that is has … Continue reading

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Inflation set to remain low

Inflation is not likely to rise above 1% for the remainder of the year, with falling oil prices and prolonged low interest rates emblematic of a period of financial relief for Britain’s consumers, according to a new report.

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2015 property market looking good

So it has been quite a year for the UK property market, we have seen house prices soar in London and big changes to the way the mortgage market operates. We are heading into 2015 with a healthy market, talk … Continue reading

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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.

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Housing is still much more affordable than 2007 in every region except London

Housing affordability is crucial to the fortunes of the residential housing market – and the wider economy. Yet its measurement isn’t necessarily as easy to grasp as one might think. Hamptons International’s new Ability to Buy Index provides a more … Continue reading

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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

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How much do we still rely on the bank of Mum and Dad?

A recent survey of 1000 people who are actively looking to buy property, has highlighted that the ‘bank of Mum and Dad’ is more vital than ever as a foot onto the property ladder.

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