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Published: Thursday 18 February, 2016 / Housing market

Buy to let remortgage lending passes 2007 peak

New industry figures show that buy to let remortgage lending is at a post-recession high, whilst purchase lending is continuing to recover strongly.

House price rises UK 2015
Published: Monday 28 September, 2015 / Housing market

What has been happening to house prices in 2015?

Check out the latest information on the major drivers of UK house prices in 2015. Plus an infographic showing what would have happened to food prices since 1960 on a similar level of price rises.

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Published: Tuesday 02 June, 2015 / Housing market

Property confidence falls in April

Confidence in the UK property market fell slightly in April despite a surge in mortgage approvals, the latest statistics show.

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy - the UK housing market
Published: Tuesday 09 April, 2013 / Housing market

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy - the UK housing market

Monday 8 April saw the passing of one of the UK’s most influential leaders, whose impact on many aspects of life in the UK can still be seen today.

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Published: Tuesday 03 December, 2013 / Housing market

Stamp Duty suppressing prices of thousands of properties

Are you one of the thousands of sellers who have had to reduce your asking price by up to £10,000? New research reveals shocking statistics about the impact of stamp duty.

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Published: Tuesday 02 July, 2013 / Housing market

Mortgage approvals in May at 3.5 year high

The number of mortgages approved this May have surged to levels not seen since December 2009, showing further encouraging signs for the UK housing market.

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Published: Tuesday 05 February, 2013 / Housing market

Property value has increased by 62% since 2002

A leading mortgage lender has released research showing that, since 2002, the value of all UK property has risen by 62%.

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Published: Wednesday 03 April, 2013 / Housing market

House prices could surpass £250K by 2018

A leading economic forecaster has predicted that the cost of the average UK property will exceed £250,000 by 2018.

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Published: Tuesday 12 November, 2013 / Housing market

RICS data suggests 11-year high house prices

Do the latest industry figures show that Help to Buy is having negative effects on UK house prices? Read our summary of the latest UK housing news.

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Published: Thursday 24 January, 2013 / Housing market

Prospects look good for borrowers in 2013

CML market data has indicated strong lending towards the end of 2012 and predicts further growth this year.