Tag: Property 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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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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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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Are Homebuyers Feeling Hesitant?

A new survey released this week suggests that the average Brit looking to move house or purchase their first home actually consider these plans for around 3.6 years. This survey conducted by GoCompare shows that 52% of Brits are considering … Continue reading

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Is the property market recovery set to be nationwide?

Homeowner perceptions have an important impact on the UK housing market. Positive sentiment can actively lead to rising prices and judging by sentiment in the UK at the moment, it’s clear that the housing market is gaining momentum. The latest … Continue reading

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