UK House Prices

WATCH: Carney Thinks Cable's Mortgage Cap Would Ruin The Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has dismissed Vince Cable's call to cap mortgages at three-and-a-half times a house-buyer's salary, warning that ...

Hoping To Buy Your First Home? Here's Why Carney May Have Ruined That

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney boasted that the Bank of England was acting on fears about Britain's roaring housing market by forcing lenders to hand out at most 15% of ...

Carney Admits His Own Plans To Cool The Housing Market Won't Do Much

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England has admitted that its latest measures to rein in Britain's roaring property market will have "minimal" impact, as fears mount that...

House Prices Have Not Soared This Much In A Month Since 2002

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK

House prices in the UK have recorded their strongest monthly uplift since 2002, with a 3.9% jump taking average values to £184,464, Halifax has repor...

UK House Prices Have Not Jumped This Far Since 2007

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK

UK house prices have leapt by 11.1% over the last year in the strongest annual growth seen since June 2007, building society Nationwide has reported. ...

London Keeps Massive Lead In 'Strong' UK House Price Boom

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

House prices are now rising "strongly" across most parts of the UK after official figures showed values leapt 9.1% year-on-year to a new average high ...

Cable: UK Housing 'Much More Unaffordable' For Average Brits

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has warned that a lack of new housing has led to the property market becoming "much more unaffordable" for average Britons. The busine...

Good News For Osborne As Inflation Falls

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Politics

Britons' pay packets are being eaten away less by inflation as official figures showed that the inflation rate under the Consumer Price Index fell to ...

Will Osborne's Budget Woo British Workers?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has been challenged to win around British workers in his Budget as a new poll found how financially battered they have been over recent...

Say Yes to Homes to Solve Our Housing Crisis

David Orr | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Politics
David Orr

We have plenty of land - despite what some people will tell you. As a nation, we can afford to make the investment which puts people back to work, is good for the economy and which delivers great homes. It will take time but it is possible. So why are we not building?

Average UK House Prices Hit Record High

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

House prices have surged to another record high and now stand at one quarter of a million pounds on average, official figures show. Property values...

What Would Happen If Wages Rose As Fast As House Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK

As house prices have continued to rise, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has already admitted he can do nothing but "watch" the housing market. ...

Huge Discrepancy Between House Prices And Falling Wages Leads To 'Lost Generation'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK

House prices in England are so inflated compared to wages that a “lost generation” has given up on the prospect of ever owning a home. New res...

Why Has Osborne Told Cable To Shut Up?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has been slapped down at Cabinet by George Osborne over his repeated warnings that Britain was in danger of a new house price bubble. T...

Record Demand For Homes Worth £1m Or More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.12.2013 | UK

A record number of British homes were sold at £1 million or more this year than over any 12-month period, indicating an unprecedented demand for ult...

House Prices Soar At Fastest Rate In Six Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, according to Halifax. Halifax said the increase was ...

Golf Courses Take Up Twice As Much Of England As Our HOMES

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

Golf courses take up twice as much land in England as used for housing, according to recent calculations. With developers struggle to build enough ...

10 Utterly Depressing London Property Facts

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

House prices have continued to soar, with the average UK property now costing £171,991 on average, according to Halifax. The skyrocketing prices h...

How Much Have House Prices Shot Up By?

PA | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

House prices have continued to rise at their fastest pace in three years as more would-be buyers flock into the market, Halifax reported. A 6.2% an...

Most People Would Prefer A Tiny London Studio To THIS

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Nearly four times more Brits would prefer to splash out £250,000 on buying a tiny London studio rather than a six-bedroom Scottish mansion, research ...

Where's Best To Make Money Renting Out Property?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

London's property market may be so overheated that gardens now sell for £50,000, but a landlord can make a tidy sum buying properties to rent them ou...

How Many Dishes Do I Have to Wash...?

Vanessa Brown | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Vanessa Brown

With home ownership fast becoming a distant dream for many young people entering the workplace, what I envisioned my life to be in my twenties is not what it turned out to be. Now at the age of 33, I find myself thinking of dishes, and how many I would need to wash in order to keep up with the rent on my in South London flat.

How Will the Budget Affect the UK Property Market?

Adam Day | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK
Adam Day

Nothing the government said in the Budget will aid the housing market. A toothless bunch, the market has recovered through hard work and honest advice from estate agents, not the policies or schemes that the government has introduced in recent years.

PHOTOS: Take A Look Inside Britain's Most Expensive House

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

Good news for house-hunters - the asking price on this handsome pile has been slashed. Heath Hall, in Hampstead, North London The bad news - i...

Renting Is Now More Expensive Than Buying

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

Renting a home is now more expensive than buying – even though most would-be purchasers are unable to get on the property ladder. According to ne...