Buying

House prices going nowhere in 2012

Thursday, 07 June 2012 | News

House prices are set to remain flat in the UK this year, according to the latest figures from the Halifax.

Average house price up 8,500% over Queen's reign

Friday, 01 June 2012 | News

The price of the average UK home has increased by more than 8,500% during the Queen's reign, according to figures from Nationwide.

House prices 86 times more expensive than in 1952

Friday, 25 May 2012 | News

Buying a house today is 86 times more expensive than it was in 1952 - the year Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne.

Buy-to-let lending soars by 32%

Monday, 14 May 2012 | News

Buy-to-let lending has soared by 32% year-on-year, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

House prices down 2.4% in April

Friday, 04 May 2012 | News

House prices fell by 2.4% in April, according to the Halifax House Price Index. But prices over the quarter are up 0.3%.

House price indices: are they of any use?

Monday, 23 April 2012 | Article

As a nation, we're curious when it comes to property. Whether you're looking for your first home, wanting to upgrade or downsize, or fancy becoming a landlord, we all need to know how much money's going to be involved.

Buy-to-let property returns could soar to over 10%

Friday, 20 April 2012 | News

Total annual returns from buy-to-let property in England and Wales could rocket to 10.7% over the next 12 months, equivalent to an annual return of £17,657 based on the average rental property price of £164,425.

House prices rise 2.2% in March

Wednesday, 04 April 2012 | News

House prices rose by 2.2% in March, meaning the average home is now worth £163,803, according to Halifax.

However, prices are still 0.6% lower than they were a year ago and they've fallen 0.1% over the last quarter.

House prices down 1% in March

Thursday, 29 March 2012 | News

House prices fell 1% in March to an average of £163,327, according to Nationwide.

Budget 2012: Boost for housebuilders

Thursday, 22 March 2012 | News

The 'Get Britain Building' fund is to be expanded, with banks offering loan guarantees totaling £20 billion, confirmed Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne as he unveiled the 2012 budget.