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Just 43 homes in London affordable for first-time buying families

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2015

More than 80% of properties on the market are out of the price range for families looking to purchase their first home, research from Shelter reveals.


April 1% monthly house price rise highest since June 2014

The cost of a typical UK home edged up by just 1% in April but was the largest monthly increase seen since June 2014, Nationwide's index revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 29 Apr 2015

Brits' overconsumption of housing stock is clogging up supply - CML

Brits are exacerbating the problem of housing supply shortage by overconsuming existing stock, according to the chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) Moray McDonald and leading housing economist Dame Kate Barker.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Apr 2015

Other House prices articles


Housing market ‘slowest since 2013’

The housing market lull has continued in March, with the market described as the slowest since 2013.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Apr 2015

House prices forecast to grow 1.5%

House prices in the UK are expected to rise by 1.5% during 2015, the Centre for Economics and Business Research has predicted.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Apr 2015

House prices grow 8.1% year-on-year

House prices in March were 8.1% higher than at the same point a year ago, figures from Halifax have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 09 Apr 2015

High street estate agents overvaluing ‘on purpose’

UK sellers are listing properties at significantly higher prices than the actual sale price achieved, according to online estate agent emoov.co.uk.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Apr 2015

Home affordability in UK cities deteriorates to 2009 levels

The past year has seen a deterioration in house price affordability in UK cities so much that average affordability is back at 2009 levels.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2015

Brits will own fewer properties over lifetime

Brits in their 20s and 30s will own fewer properties in their lifetimes due to rising house prices and lack of suitable homes.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2015

Land Registry: Prices up 6.5% year-on-year

The average house price in England and Wales is now just £831 under the peak price of November 2007.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2015

Halifax: House price optimism bounces

House price optimism rebounded in February, according to the Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker which surveys how people feel about the housing market.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Mar 2015

House price growth slows in January, ONS finds

UK house price growth dipped to 8.4% in the year to January 2015, down from 9.8% in the 12 months to December 2014, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Mar 2015

House prices exceed earnings in a fifth of the UK

First-time buyers are being pushed out of the housing market as average UK house prices exceed the rate of pay in a number of regions, Halifax research finds.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Mar 2015

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