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West Midlands leads surge in high value properties

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Apr 2014

Signs of a housing boom emerging outside London and the South East have continued with a growth in high value properties across the rest of the UK.


Property asking prices in south at all-time high - Rightmove

Following a 2.6% rise in one month, asking prices in all southern regions reached record levels in April, with lack of supply driving growth.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Apr 2014

New homes 'desperately needed' to stem rising prices

The UK desperately needs to build new homes to stem the surge in house prices, an industry body has warned.

Mortgage Solutions | 10 Apr 2014

Other House prices articles


High prices still a problem for homeowners

More than three-quarters of homeowners believe high house prices are a problem for the housing market and the wider economy.

Mortgage Solutions | 07 Apr 2014

Star Letter Extra 04/04/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the best reader comments on the website and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Apr 2014

House prices 6% below 2007 peak - Land Registry

The average house price in England and Wales was 6% below the peak of the 2007 housing market last month, figures released by the Land Registry have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Mar 2014

Help to Buy fuels 42% rise in first-time buyers

The number of first-time buyers transactions is 42% higher than a year ago, according to research by LSL Property Services.

Mortgage Solutions | 28 Mar 2014

Help to Buy equity loan stems new build house price inflation

New build house prices are rising more slowly than any other type of property thanks to the impact of the Help to Buy scheme, figures from Mortgage Advice Bureau have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 27 Mar 2014
EE 4G hits more towns and cities

House prices jump 6.8% in a year - ONS

The UK housing market continued to grow at a rapid pace in January with house prices 6.8% higher than a year ago, ONS data has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Mar 2014

First-time buyers in London up 55.3%

The number of first-time buyers chasing properties in London has rocketed by more than 50% in the last 12 months, estate agency chain Haart has reported.

Mortgage Solutions | 21 Mar 2014
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House prices up 6% in a year - LSL

House prices in England and Wales have reached a record high after the biggest monthly rise in almost two years, figures from LSL have shown.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Mar 2014

How the Ukraine crisis is affecting London property - KFH

It might be tempting to assume that events in the Ukraine and Russia might not mean that much to Londoners and UK citizens, but in no small part the capital is directly affected by the arrival of foreign investment that results from global insecurity such as this.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Mar 2014

Pent up housing demand is ‘exhausting itself’ – RICS

The chief economist of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has moved to calm fears of a housing bubble by stating the market is ‘gradually exhausting itself’.

Mortgage Solutions | 13 Mar 2014

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