Tag: House Prices

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.

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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.

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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.

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Help to Buy Loans most popular in South East & London – yet could data belie the true impact of the governments flagship housing policy?

  A shade under 50, 000 homeowners have been assisted in their house purchase by the Coalition’s flagship Help to Buy scheme, with borrowers from London and the South East comprising the majority of those enlisted in the scheme.

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Affluent households paying an average of £21,000 more for houses near top state schools

A recent study carried out by Lloyds banking group has shown that affluent parents are prepared to pay on average £21,000 more than the average house price in bordering neighbourhoods for the privilege of living within the same postcode as … Continue reading

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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 lose its 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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