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  • ONS: UK house prices hit record high

    August 19, 2014

    UK house prices increased by 10.2% in the year to June 2014, down from 10.4% in the year to May 2014 according to the latest ONS data...

  • Annual Scottish house price growth hits four-year high

    August 19, 2014

    Annual Scottish house price growth has hit a four-year high – yet still only a third off the pre-crisis rate according to the recent LSL Scotland HPI...

  • Chocks away for home buyers this autumn

    August 19, 2014

    The number of new homes coming to the market increased 7.3% annually across the UK according to a recent report from estate agent haart...

  • Small property sales soar in hottest July for 7 years

    August 19, 2014

    July has reported a 50% rise in sales of smaller properties in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife contributing towards the highest overall sales for the month since 2007...

  • Tenants behaving badly insurer warns

    August 19, 2014

    The nation’s landlords are leaving themselves exposed to the country’s worst tenants by failing to carry out basic checks, insurer AXA has warned...

  • House buyers count the cost of quick viewings

    August 12, 2014

    People looking to buy a house in a highly competitive market are spending less time on property viewings and potentially missing out on signs of maintenance issues that could cause them financial pain down the line, according to new research from Aviva...

  • Glitz and glamour promised at estate agents ball

    August 12, 2014

    Ball gowns and DJs will be the order of the evening when Agents Giving hosts its very first ball on October 2nd 2014 at the prestigious Marriott Hotel, in London’s Grosvenor Square...

  • House sales recover to the highest level for 7 years

    August 12, 2014

    According to the latest LSL England and Wales House Price Index there were 90,000 house sales in July, an increase of 10% in a month as the market climbed back from April’s regulatory changes...

  • Rents now more than a third of average monthly salary

    August 12, 2014

    A UK monthly rent now accounts for 33% of the average salary as monthly rents, excluding London, rose 4% annually to £689 according to a recent report from estate agent Sequence...

  • Homeowner confidence high but mortgage concerns appear

    August 12, 2014

    UK homeowners remain very confident that property values will continue to rise over the second half of this year, but are concerned about mortgage availability as a result of new lending criteria following the Mortgage Market Review, according to the latest Zoopla Housing Market Sentiment Survey...