House prices

UK house prices remain flat

Much of the UK housing market remains relatively flat and listless with some exceptions – notably in the Midlands and Wales – according to latest property price indices.

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Refusal to downsize is hurting the housing market

Almost half of homeowners whose children have moved out are not planning to downsize because they like their house and the area they live.

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UK housing market remains ‘flat’, but crash looks unlikely

The housing market remains subdued with little change in monthly house prices between January and February 2018, ranging from -0.3 per cent from Nationwide to +0.4 per cent from the Halifax.

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Spring Statement 2018: Further details on plans to tackle UK housing crisis

Chancellor Philip Hammond used his first spring Statement as an opportunity to provide an update on the government’s ambitious plans to tackle the UK’s housing crisis.

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Buy-to-let hotspots: Biggest profits made in 2017

The average profit made by landlords selling their property in 2017 was £86,651, according to Countrywide Monthly Lettings Index. 

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Surprise rise in UK house prices in January

In January 2018, the annual rate of house price growth surprisingly picked up to 3.2 per cent, after taking account of seasonal factors.

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Millennials set for inheritance boom – when they turn 61

Millennials will receive the biggest ‘inheritance boom’ of any post-war generation, but only when they are approaching retirement, analysis by a respected think tank has found.

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House prices are cooling, but 92% of sellers made a profit in 2017

Property sellers earned an average profit of £92,466 when selling their home in 2017, an increase from £90,227 in 2016.

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Which way will property prices go in 2018?

Are you considering whether to step on to the property ladder in 2018, move up the ladder or invest in the market?

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