First time buyer activity continued to grow in the UK in June with lending to this sector up by 26% compared to the previous month and up 9% year on year.
House prices in the UK increased by 0.8% in June compared to the previous month and by 4.9% year on year taking the average value to £223,257, the latest official figures show.
The annual rate of house price growth hit its lowest level for four years in July, figures out today suggest
The headlines are usually about the high prices of buying a home in the UK but new research shows that there are properties with asking prices that are the same as a family car.
Property auctions are a good place for investors to pick up a bargain, and every week these events are taking place at venues across the UK, offering a wide range of properties for sale.
Residential property prices in the UK increased at the slowest rate in over four years in July, due to ongoing political uncertainty, record-low stock numbers, and the impact of tax changes, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
HOME ownership remains an aspiration for most British adults, with 80 per cent hoping to buy a property in 10 years’ time.
A new consumer awareness campaign has been launched, aimed at educating the public about property fraud.
The UK housing market has reached a plateau as activity and lending have been flat since the start of the year, according to the latest outlook analysis report.
Homes in a national park in the UK command an average price premium of 22% or £46,000 compared to the average price of a property, research shows.
The number of mortgages in arrears of 2.5% or more has reached its lowest level since 1994 at 88,200.
Surveyors have reported a decline in new inquiries and instructions, citing continuing lack of supply as major issue.
Almost six in ten property law firms say that cyber crime poses a big threat when handling property transactions – but only a minority have done much about it.
Stamp Duty is having a “substantial detrimental effect” on the housing market, academics have claimed.
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UK house price growth may be easing, according to the latest Halifax data, but it has been suggested that there are signs emerging that property price rises are set to pick up pace once more.
The Chinese were 25% of buyers of central London commercial property in 2016, a recent note to clients from Morgan Stanley’s research team said.
Twenty areas in Greater London have an average price in excess of £5,000 per square metre according to new research from the Halifax.
The housing market may be a little sticky in the middle of summer right now, but there’s certainly no shortage of mortgage options for prospective buyers.
House prices grew at their slowest annual rate for more than four years in July, figures show.