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UK property prices fall in January

9th November 2018
Demand for property in the UK may be set to rise over the coming weeks following news that house prices dropped in value last month. This is according to the latest real estate index published by Halifax, which showed that residential property prices recorded a fall of 0.9 per cent compared to the previous month.... Read More →

UK property offers investors double-digit returns

9th November 2018
Residential property in England offered investors double-digit annual returns last year, it has been claimed. Standing at 10.4 per cent, the IPD UK Residential Index shows that individuals with real estate in the UK enjoyed capital growth of 7.4 per cent and income growth of 2.8 per cent. Speaking at the IPD UK Residential Annual... Read More →

UK prices to increase alongside demand

9th November 2018
The huge shortfall of property and rising demand is set to help push UK real estate prices up in the coming year, it has been claimed. While falling home values and weak demand at the start of 2011 has left the overall market stagnant, the future is looking more positive. This is according to Vernon... Read More →

UK property prices rise for second consecutive month

9th November 2018
Property in the UK enjoyed its biggest increase in asking prices since May 2010 this month, the latest figures have found. According to statistics compiled and released by the Find a Property website, prices climbed by 0.5 per cent over the course of the month. The news may be of interest to individuals looking at... Read More →

UK home buyers are ‘satisfied’

9th November 2018
New home buyers in the UK are satisfied with the all-round quality of their purchases, the results of a new survey have found. This is according to the latest House Builder Federation’s (HBF) 2011 customer satisfaction study, which reported that some 88 per cent of buyers are very or fairly satisfied with their new home.... Read More →

London residential rents to grow 3% in 2011

9th November 2018
International property consultant Cluttons has forecast that residential rents in the central London property market will grow by three per cent this year. As a result, the firm believes that there will be a rise in the number of investors looking to buy property in the UK hoping to take advantage of the growing buy-to-let... Read More →

Demand and supply pushing UK property rents up

9th November 2018
Buy-to-let property investors active in the UK real estate market will be pleased to hear that strong demand and falling supply are driving rents upwards. According to a report published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), a total of 40 per cent of industry professionals surveyed reported that rents increased in the three... Read More →

Fall in UK mortgage lending in January

9th November 2018
Government spending cuts, rising inflation and cuts and extreme winter weather conditions led to a fall of 26 per cent in house purchase lending in the UK during January. According to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), there were 28,500 loans for residential property purchases over the course of the month. The... Read More →

Average UK property values fall, Land Registry claims

9th November 2018
The latest figures have revealed that average house prices in the UK fell during February, although there are a number of regional differences. According to statistics released by the Land Registry, the value of a residential property in England and Wales has dropped by 1.7 per cent. However, house prices in London were up 3.2... Read More →

Prime London property set for consistent growth

9th November 2018
Rising demand and a shortage of supply will ensure that prime central London property prices continue on their upward growth spiral over the coming five years, the latest forecast from Cluttons has said. The property consultancy claims that top-end home values will have risen by at least 2.5 per cent by the end of 2011,... Read More →