housing

Buyers' remorse: One in three homeowners searches for a new property within a year of buying one

As many as one in three (34%) of Brits admits they have searched for a new home despite having just bought a property, new research has found.

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House price growth grinds to a halt in 2018 but 'lots to be cheerful about' in 2019

The growth of property values slowed to a dismal 0.5% last year, figures from Nationwide Building Society suggest.

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Are Londoners fleeing the capital? Property money outflows reach 10-year peak

Londoners have spent more on property outside London in 2018 than any of the last 10 years.

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From a Manchester mansion to a Maldives getaway: 2018's most viewed properties on Rightmove revealed

Aspirant homebuyers and the just-plain-curious have been looking at some of the most expensive and luxurious properties listed on website Rightmove.

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Young people are three times as likely to own property if their parents are homeowners

Young people whose parents own property are far more likely to also be homeowners, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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No resolution for 140,000 mortgage prisoners as Treasury Committee calls for immediate action to help them

Mortgage prisoners should be helped without delay, says Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury Committee.

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Cutting stamp duty won't solve the housing crisis, says Key

Scrapping stamp duty for last-time buyers won't guarantee older homeowners downsize, research from Key suggests.

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Major London housing association L&Q calls an end to Fixed Term Tenancies

Tenants of London and Quadrant (L&Q) Housing Trust, the second largest housing association in the UK, will no longer have Fixed Term Tenancies (FTTs).

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Top state schools push property prices up by 15%

Property prices have grown nearly twice as fast in areas that are close to top performing English state schools over the past five years, according to research by Lloyds Bank.

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Rental roundup: rents set to rise by 15% by 2023, while more landlords switch to company set-up

A supply shortage could push up rents up by 15% over the next five years, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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