UK property transactions fall for third consecutive month

The amount of homes being bought and sold in the UK has dropped for the third consecutive month, say new government futures. There were 96,910 residential transactions in June, which represented a 3.3% fall on May. The figure is the lowest since October last year. There was a small annual rise, with figures being up  Continue Reading »

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Republic of Ireland outperforming UK property growth

Figures just released have revealed how property prices in the Republic of Ireland have risen by 40% in the past five years. The stats show that the country is outperforming both the UK overall and neighbouring Northern Ireland in terms of house price growth. The figures were part of a Wealth Report from Daft.ie. In  Continue Reading »

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UK sees slight house price increase

The latest Rightmove House Price Index has shown a slight boost in terms of house prices. Prices rose by 0.1% between June and early July in spite of the supposed uncertainty caused by the surprise election outcome and continuing Brexit saga. Year-on-year, prices rose 2.8% since last July. The average property price in England and  Continue Reading »

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House prices in Wales slowing down

The latest index from the Principality Building Society says that the rise in house prices in Wales has started to slow down. The quarterly analysis from the organisation said prices increased by 0.8% or £1,375 on average during the last year. This represents the lowest rate of growth for almost four years. Though Principality said  Continue Reading »

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LONDON HOUSE PRICES: Waltham Forest and the City showing best growth in London

House prices in the Waltham Forest and City areas of London are showing the strongest growth in the capital after they were previously hit the hardest during the recession. Since the peak of the recession, property values have doubled, with East London’s Newham and Barking & Dagenham seeing the largest increase in London house prices  Continue Reading »

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HOUSING MARKET NEWS: Estate agents facing lowest homes stock for four decades

In the latest housing market news, property surveyors have suggested that the UK housing market has entered a state of lethargy as estate agents report their lowest stock of properties for almost 40 years. Members from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors said they was a big chance the market could continue to flatline for  Continue Reading »