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112, 2017

Average UK house price falls in October

According  to a recent article in the Telegraph the house price growth in Britain was weaker than expected in with figures from Nationwide Building Society showing a slip in average property prices.

The annual rate of house price growth continues to slow, remaining stable at 2.5pc in November – but down from 4.3pc at the […]

2706, 2017

Who is buying houses with cash?

In a recent article in The Times it appears cash is king for the older homebuyers.

According to recent research carried out by Savills Estate Agent, of the total of £312 billion spent in house purchases in the UK in the last year, £138 billion was made up of cash buyers. […]

301, 2017

Is shared home ownership the way forward for 2017?

The number of shared ownership homes is set to soar by 70%

According to a recent article by Zoopla the somewhat unloved concept of shared ownership is set to change. The shared ownership scheme which allows house hunters to part own, rent a property and currently accounts for less than 200,000 households […]

710, 2016

First time buyers and the Brexit Vote

According to a recent article by Rightmove and The Guardian UK first time buyers hoping to pick up a bargain after the Brexit vote could be in for a shock with figures showing new sellers in England and Wales asking 3.3% more for typical starter homes than a month ago.

The latest […]

608, 2016

House prices and the Brexit vote

Estate agent records one of the biggest month-on-month falls following Brexit vote.
According to a recent article in The Guardian the average London house price is down by £30,000 in July, with the average price in the capital now £527,349. Estate agents Haart recorded July as the biggest month-on-month decline.

Haart reported […]

1204, 2016

Drones used by councils to check planning permission

Drones to check planning permission according to an article published in The Telegraph
According to a a Freedom of Information survey of hundreds of councils at least 12 were found that they had used to hiring drones. Epping Forest District council spokesman said “The intention would be to fly high enough […]

1310, 2015

Average house price increase again

The average house price increased again in August 2015 according to Zoopla.
The figures announced from the Office for National Statistics today show a rise of 0.7% making the average cost of a UK home at £284,000.
Their main findings were:

UK house prices increased by 5.2% in the year to August 2015, […]

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