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Global real estate agency, Savills (LON:SVS), said that since round one of lockdown restrictions eased off, there has been strong activity in properties worth over £1 million. The company said that since the start...
The average house price has hit a record high, and nowhere has this been more pronounced than online estate agency, Rightmove (LON:RMV), where more homes are being listed as 'sold' than 'for sale', for the first time...
According to the ONS, UK house prices increased by 2.5% between the start of the year and August 2020, and up rapidly by 2.1% since July. Similarly, HMRC estimated that 98,010 UK residential transactions...
Prior to Rishi Sunak's holiday scheme, stamp duty cost homebuyers a total of £13 billion per year, with an estimated £3 billion in overpayments between 2015 and 2016, due to poor advice and complex rules.
Between the Stamp Duty holiday market rush, and rising property prices, the challenge of affordable housing stock has once again reared its head. And, while efforts such as Boris Johnson's loosening of planning permission regulations have attempted...
With the Halifax house price index showing that UK house prices are rising at their fastest pace in four years post-lockdown, the majority of home-owners have said they don't expect to postpone planned home improvements, even with...
The Homebuyer Demand Hotspots Index from GetAgent.co.uk revealed that between pent-up demand and the stamp duty holiday, UK buyer demand jumped to 51% in the third quarter, up 9% year-on-year, to the highest quarterly demand since the...
The Nationwide (LON:NWG) House Price Index stated that in September, house prices rose at their fastest rate since the September following the Brexit referendum, in 2016. The UK average house price jumped by 5%...
Sales and lettings agency Hunters Property (AIM:HUNT) saw its shares rally by more than 30% on Tuesday, as it posted a triumphant half-year of trading. Although network income fell from £19.2 million to £17.1...
With the FT and Times reporting that house prices in the UK might tail off in the next half year or so, we should be heartened by the data published by Buy Shares on the fate of...