house prices

Proportion of homes bought with cash hits a record low as investors and downsizers steer clear

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 | News

The proportion of homes in England and Wales bought with cash fell by nearly a third in the first half of the year – the lowest level on record, new research has revealed.

House prices drop by £4,000 on average in a month in the sharpest fall since April, says Halifax

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

UK house prices fell unexpectedly in September, while annual growth also slowed to a three-month low, according to the latest Halifax house price index.

Property prices in the North West rocket, while Londoners experience an annual drop in prices

Thursday, 20 September 2018 | News

Property prices in the North West have risen faster than anywhere else in the UK, according to latest official figures.

Rightmove: 'Back-to-school season' sees house prices rebound following summer lull

Monday, 17 September 2018 | News

House prices increased by 0.7% in September, with signs confidence is returning to the London market, according to property website Rightmove.

Mark Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cause massive house price falls

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Homeowners could be at significant risk of crashing house prices in the event of no deal being struck between Britain and the EU, the governor of the Bank of England has reportedly told the cabinet.

Top state schools push property prices up by 15%

Saturday, 01 September 2018 | News

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.

Add £50k to your home's value in just seven days

Monday, 26 March 2018 | News

Homeowners could add almost £50,000 to the value of their home in just a week, according to joint research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA).

Revealed: The cheapest towns for single first-time buyers

Thursday, 01 March 2018 | News

Singletons need to head to the north of England to find the most affordable locations to buy a first home, with the Staffordshire market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme topping the list of cheapest places to buy.

Stat of the month: £1 million+ home sold every 27 minutes

Monday, 26 February 2018 | News

One property worth over £1 million is sold every 27 minutes in the UK, with a record 19,300 homes sold in this price bracket during 2017.

Housing market is ‘resilient’ – but sellers need to be ‘pragmatic’

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 | News

The housing market has started 2018 much like at the end of 2017, with fewer enquiries, instructions and sales but house prices still continuing their upward trend over the year.