UK Housing Market

UK House Prices Will Rise Even Faster Than You Thought

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

UK house prices could rise by as much as 9.1% this year as Britain's economic recovery takes hold, new research has indicated. Property website Rig...

Carney Deputy Warns Housing Market Is 'Biggest Risk' To UK Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Politics

The housing market remains the "biggest risk' to Britain's economy, Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe has warned. Cunliffe, who over...

London House Prices Soar At Fastest Rate In 27 Years

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

House prices in London have soared at their fastest rate in 27 years, smashing through the £400,000 average property mark for the first time, Nationw...

Tory Minister Defends Saying Landlords Can Kick Out Benefit Claimants

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

Tory minister Kris Hopkins has defended saying that it would be "perfectly legitimate" for private landlords to evict tenants on housing benefit after...

London Property Prices Have Not Jumped This Far In 11 Years

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

London property prices soared at their fastest annual rate in 11 years in May, although Mark Carney urged Britons to stop obessing about when interest...

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...

You're At Risk Due To Osborne's Mortgage Guarantee Plan, MPs Warn

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's flagship mortgage guarantee scheme Help to Buy has yet to demonstrate that it is providing value for money, an influential committee ...

UK House Prices Have Now Hit An All-Time RECORD

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

UK house prices have soared by 9.9% over the last year to hit a new high in April of £260,000, according to new official figures out today, as as Ban...

Have Property Prices Just Hit Their Peak?

PA | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

House sellers' asking prices have come "off the boil" amid signs that property values in some parts of London have hit the ceiling of what buyers can ...

Interest Rates Could Rise Sooner Than You Think, Warns Carney

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Interest rates could rise in Britain from their historic five-year low of 0.5% sooner than expected, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned. ...

'Act Now To Stop A Massive Housing Crash', IMF Warns World

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

The International Monetary Fund has sounded the alarm over the state of the housing market around the world, as it published new data showing that pro...

Housing Market Is Biggest Potential Threat To UK, Warns BoE Official

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's overheating housing market is the "main potential threat" to the country's financial stability, a Bank of England policymaker has warned. ...

Britain's Economy Is Still Fragile, Warns Bank Of England

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's economy is still fragile despite a recent onset of improving growth, a top Bank of England policymaker has warned. In a message that will...

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. ...

UK Housing Market Cools Down... For Now

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK

Britain's housing market activity looks to be cooling as the rate of the mortgage approvals slipped to a nine-month low, but fears remain that officia...

London Housing Bubble May Already Be Deflating

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

London's housing bubble may naturally deflate as buyers start to baulk at ever-increasing house prices, the boss of Britian's biggest building society...

London Housing Bubble 'Is Going To Burst', Warns Labour MP

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

London's continuous house price increases are reminiscent of a "bubble" that will end up leaving thousands of young people priced out of the market, L...

'Want A Mortgage? Tell Me, Do You Play Golf? Or Eat Steak?'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK

Mortgage brokers like to know who they're lending to before handing over the money to help you buy a house, going as far as asking how often you dine ...

Housing Boom Could End In A Crash, Warns Bank Of England

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics

Britain's booming housing market could be on track to crash due to soaring property prices, the Bank of England said in its starkest warning so far. ...

6 Shocking Facts That Show How Hard Renting Is In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Ed Miliband sparked furious debate about the property market by pledging that a Labour government would cap private sector rent rises and scrap lettin...

'Average House Prices Could Near £1 Million In Broken Market'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Average property prices in England risk quadrupling to more than £900,000 in 20 years due to the "broken" housing market and the lack of house-buildi...

We Will Cap Rents And Abolish Letting Fees, Miliband Promises

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

A Labour government would cap private sector rent rises and abolish letting fees for tenants to tackle the housing crisis, Ed Miliband will promise. ...