House prices are being supported by a lack of new homes, with house prices growing on an annual, quarterly and monthly basis for the first time since October 2018. The latest report from the Halifax shows in the three months to February house prices...
More than 7,000 UK estate agents are currently showing signs of financial distress, according a report by accountancy firm Moore Stephens. In the last year, 153 estate agents have gone insolvent, up from 148 the year before. Large estate agents such as Foxtons have reported a 15% drop in revenue...
The latest data from Hometrack has revealed that Manchester and Edinburgh continue to register the highest rates of growth in the UK at 7.1% and 7.0%, respectively. Edinburgh has topped the table with an impressive 7.1% year on year growth to May 2018. Manchester, with a current average house price of just...
The 2019 property market will be shaped by slow growth, stretched affordability and political uncertainty, according to Zoopla. House prices are predicted to remain broadly flat across the UK as a whole with significant differences across the regions. London

Green Belt under pressure

Local authorities plan to release Green Belt land for almost 460,000 homes according to a new report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). The report also finds that local authorities with Green Belt land have enough brownfield land for over 720,000 homes. The CPRE’s annual State of the Green Belt...

Are UK house prices steadying?

Annual house price growth at 2% Prices up 0.3% in September North weakest performing region  Annual house prices grow by 2% Annual house price growth has stabilised at 2%, according the Nationwide, with the average UK house price now standing at £214,922. House prices were up by 0.3% in September, with prices varying...
House prices grow 3.3% in North East North east England was the best-performing region in the UK, according to the latest research from Zoopla. In the first six months of the year values in the north east have climbed an impressive 3.3%, adding on average £6,000 to the value of a home. House prices...

UK home sales remain flat

UK home sales have remained flat in the three months to September, remaining unchanged from the previous three months. According to the latest data from Halifax, residential sales have been broadly flat over the past year, and are likely to remain so in the coming months. In the three months to...
Semi-detached homes have seen the biggest increase in all property types, rising by 5.3% this year, according to the latest report by the ONS. The property type with the smallest increase was flats, with the average price increasing by 1.0% The average UK house price was £227,000 in April 2018, £9,000...
With average annual house growth at just 0.2% (+£714) annual wage growth of 3.4% is outstripping asking prices at the fastest rate for 8 years, improving buyer affordability. The latest data from Rightmove shows the average price of newly-marketed homes increased by 0.7% (+£1,981) in...
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