Buying

UK house prices down 0.5% year-on-year

Thursday, 05 July 2012 | News

UK house prices in the three months to June were 0.5% lower than in the same period a year earlier, taking the average price to £162,417, according to the Halifax House Price index.

House prices fall

Thursday, 28 June 2012 | News

Average house prices in the UK dropped by 1% in the second quarter of the year with prices down 1.1% compared to a year ago, according to Nationwide's latest house price index.

Buying beats renting by £200,000

Monday, 18 June 2012 | News

Owning your home rather than renting one will save you £194,000 over 50 years, according to research from Barclays.

House prices in beauty spots rise by £900 a month

Monday, 11 June 2012 | News

House prices in some of the UK's most picturesque locations have increased by an average of £110,000 in the past 10 years.

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.