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...
Almost 317,000 properties financed by Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) 41% of buyers in London receive help from BoMaD The Bank of Mum and Dad (BoMaD) will be funding one in four properties in 2018, the equivalent of a £5.7 billion mortgage lender, according to new research and forecasts from...
A former toll house, turned into a one bedroom home, is for sale for £260,000. Originally built back in the early 19th Century as part of the Maiden Newton toll, this Grade II Listed property is set in approximately one third of an acre.

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...
64,768 household mortgages approved in July Remortgaging approvals decline The number of mortgages approved for house purchases fell a little in July, according to the latest Bank of England figures. The latest figures show 64,768 household mortgages were approved in July, down slightly from June's figure of 65,374 but close to the six-month...
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...

Slight uptick in house prices

House prices have grown 1.9%, up from 1.6% the previous month, according to the latest figures from Nationwide. The average UK house price now stands at 214,044, an increase of approximately £10,000 since November 2017. Housing supply picture improves The supply of housing has improved substantially since the financial crisis when supply...
House prices rise by 1.5% in May, reversing the 3.1% monthly decline in April.  The average house price is now £224,439 Over 100,00 home sales in April House prices rose by 1.5% in May according to the latest report by Halifax, partially reversing the 3.1% decline in April. UK home...

Get your home ready for winter

We all take our cars for an annual MOT, but what about our homes?  As winter approaches, now is the time to inspect your home and carry out any essential home repairs. According to Lloyds Bank Home Insurance this can save unnecessary hassle and expense further down the line Storm damage Last year, Lloyds Bank...
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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