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London property

UK house price growth slows to 8.8% in October

House prices in the UK declined by 0.4% between September and October this year, the fifth monthly decline in the past year, with annual growth slowing to 8.8%, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index (HPI), published by the […]

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Bank of England

Bank of England proposes measures for short term risks in UK housing market

The Bank of England, the central bank of the UK, reported on Thursday that it made recommendations for the implementation of loan-to-income ratio limit for mortgage

UK House Sales

UK property market activity levels out

A surge in demand for UK properties has eased off according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which released its February Residential Market Survey on Wednesday. The

UK farmland

Value of greenfield development land up as confidence improves in housing market

Residential development land across the UK is increasing in value, as confidence in the housebuilding sector is at the highest level for over three years, according


Council of Mortgage Lenders expects increased demand for UK mortgages

The improving UK economy and jobs market, consumer confidence and competitive mortgage deals are expected to result in higher demand for mortgages this year, according to

Toronto, Canada

Canada’s housing market showing signs of US-style sub-prime mortgage crisis — report

It is almost four years after the global financial meltdown of 2008 and many parts of world are still trying to recover. Given the impact of the crisis,

Council housing block

Expensive social housing should be sold to pay for new properties, think tank claims

Social housing in the most expensive areas of Britain should be sold off to pay for the construction of new social homes, a think tank claimed today. A new

Bank of England

Drop in remortgaging as UK homeowners expect rates to fall

UK lenders registered a significant decrease in remortgaging in June, with 23,400 remortgaging loans worth GBP3.1bn advanced during the month, down around 20% compared with the previous month

UK house prices show slight increase in April

London contributes to a slight rise in UK house prices in April

House prices in the UK rose by just 0.1% in April, down from the 0.2% rise recorded in March, according to a report released today by property analytics

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