Monthly Archives: December 2013

Season’s greetings to all…

Season’s greetings and best wishes to all house-hunters and other readers of EasternNewHomeBuyer. We’ll be back with much more news and analysis of the UK housing market on 2 January 2014.

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House prices set to rise by eight per cent in 2014

House prices are likely to increase next year by an average of eight per cent, according to the latest housing market forecast. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) expects prices for new homes will go up in all regions. … Continue reading

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“Significant improvement” in UK new home registrations

The number of new home registrations increased by 30 per cent between September and November compared with the same period last year. New figures from the National House-Building Council show that 34,356 new homes were registered during this three month period. In … Continue reading

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‘Mobile’ house-hunting at highest level on Sunday evenings

Sunday evening is the most popular time for house-hunting by people using their mobile phones. However, the busiest time for home seekers using the internet is between noon and 1pm on Tuesdays, according to research by the internet property portal … Continue reading

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30 per cent increase in gross mortgage lending in 12 months

Gross mortgage lending in the UK during November was 30 per cent up on the same month last year. An estimated £17 billion was loaned for house purchases last month. However, the figure was four per cent down on the … Continue reading

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Independent housing review welcomed by House Builders Association

The House Builders Association has welcomed the launch of a new independent housing review which will be conducted by Sir Michael Lyons. Commissioned by the Labour Party, the review will look at constructing a realistic blueprint for building 200,000 new … Continue reading

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Treat yourself to an exclusive Larkfleet club card this Christmas!

Looking for something different this Christmas? If so, an exclusive Larkfleet club card could be just what you need. You can use it to save money and enjoy a wide range of discounts  – and it won’t cost you a … Continue reading

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