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House price growth slows in April

House price growth has slowed by four per cent in April according to the latest government figures. Data from the Office of National Statistics has shown that house price growth in April stood at 5.5 per cent, down from 9.6 … Continue reading

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Buyers act as house prices soar to record high

The price of property coming on to the housing market has leapt to an all-time high as the stability of a surprise majority-government leads to the biggest ever rise in month of June, up three per cent (+£8,460) to £294,351. … Continue reading

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House prices edge closer to £200,000 milestone

The average UK house price edged up to £196,067 in May in spite of an easing in the underlying rate of growth according to the latest House Price Index from The Halifax. Annual growth was up 8.6 per cent while … Continue reading

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Brakes come off stalled housing market

The brakes are set to come off the housing market in the wake of the General Election according to property website company Rightmove. The market saw a drop in price in April caused by pre-election jitters. Prices fell 0.01 per … Continue reading

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Housing a national emergency warns RICS

General election uncertainty saw new instructions fall and house prices rise in all parts of the UK in April. This means that houses continue to be less affordable, which is creating a national emergency warns the Royal Institute of Chartered … Continue reading

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Political certainty eases house market jitters

Now that the election is over and the Conservative majority signals a return to one-party government the housing market is likely to continue to rise according to estate agents Savills. Savills five-year mainstream forecasts are up 19.3 per cent as … Continue reading

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House prices up again in April

The average UK house price increased by 1.6 per cent in April according to the latest House Price Index from the Halifax. Housing economist Martin Ellis said: “House prices in the three months to April were 2.2 per cent higher … Continue reading

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