Property Prices

House For Sale: Includes Four Bedrooms And Two Bodies Buried In The Garden (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

It needs some work, but with four double-bedrooms, four reception rooms and a sizeable back yard, this Teddington property could make an ideal family ...

You Cannot Change the Basic Laws of Supply and Demand

Phil Shanks | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics
Phil Shanks

As the government rolls out the next stage of its help to buy scheme, it has pooh-poohed the contention that there will be a housing bubble - claiming that it would somehow suspend the laws of supply and demand by exercising care in selecting appropriate candidates.

'30 Years' To Save Up For House Deposit

PA | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK

Young people trapped by high property prices face having to save for up to 30 years before they can afford a deposit on their first home, a charity ha...

How to Use the Web to Research Property Investment

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Tech
Ruth Harrison Roberts

The banking crisis in 2008 has made getting cheap cash to deposit on houses harder to come by and I'm going to use ultra-conservative figures to see if we can still get into the game. Based on having to find a 25% deposit, which is what a lot of lenders are asking for lets see if we can invest in some property.

Britain Can Still be a Nation of Homeowners Despite Tough Times

Martin Roberts | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Roberts

Buy something you can add value to. Don't go for your dream home first time. It almost certainly ain't gonna happen. Don't be put off by grubbiness. If it needs work, good, if it needs a lot of work, even better - you can really increase value.

Nick Clegg's Calls for a 'Wealth Tax' Will Damage the UK Economy, Not Boost It

Edo Mapelli Mozzi | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Politics
Edo Mapelli Mozzi

That such a tax could have a devastating impact on the UK economy is by no means an understatement. We need to be focusing on encouraging growth, not discouraging people from working and running businesses in the UK.

You'll Never Guess How Much This Car Park Space Is..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.08.2012 | UK

A single car parking space in St Ives, Cornwall, could cost as much as £55,000. Car parking spaces are extremely rare on the popular seaside resor...

Many House Buyers Priced Out Of English Beauty Spot Areas

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Homes in some of England's most idyllic beauty spots have increased by 87% - or nearly £110,000 - in value over the last decade, a study has revealed...

Huge House Price Premium For School Access

Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

Parents face a "premium" of around £91,000 to buy a house near a top state primary school, a new study suggests. Property website

Stamp duty Increase Branded 'Really Thick'

Posted 22.03.2012 | UK

Property chains are already showing signs of crumbling due to the government's stamp duty hikes, estate agents have warned. Chancellor George Osbor...

House Prices Fall But At Slower Rate

Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

House prices fell in February but at the slowest rate in 18 months as sales continued to rise, a new report has revealed. A balance of 13% of estat...

UK Housing Market 'Won't Slump Next Year'

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

The "highly resilient" housing market will not suffer a slump in 2012 as many fear, but will instead remain subdued and stable, according to a forecas...

Parking Space In London 'Costs More Than A House In Middlesbrough'

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK

A parking space in central London is now worth more than a house in some parts of the country, according to new research. A study by mortgage pr...

Are We Finally 'At Home' In Our Properties?

Alison Cork | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Cork

Since when did property ownership take the place of working for a living? Why did we allow ourselves to believe that property values could only ever go up, and quickly at that? And have we, in the process, allowed ourselves to lose sight of the real meaning of home?

Rents Reach Record High In September

PA | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK

Rents in England and Wales reached a record high of £718 per month in September, a report has found. LSL Property Services' Buy t...

House Prices Continue To 'Tread Water', Says Lender Nationwide

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- House prices continued to "tread water" last month with a 0.1% rise, mortgage lender Nationwide has said. The typical price wa...

Telegraph: How The Premier League Has Boosted Property Prices

Telegraph | Telegraph | Posted 13.10.2011 | UK

Homeowners living close to Premier League football stadiums have seen the value of their properties rise by an average of more than £220,000 over the...

Telegraph: How The Premier League Has Boosted Property Prices

Telegraph | Telegraph | Posted 13.10.2011 | UK

Homeowners living close to Premier League football stadiums have seen the value of their properties rise by an average of more than £220,000 over the...

More Homes Available For First-Time Buyers, Research Finds

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The number of towns around the UK where first-time buyers can afford to purchase homes is at its highest point in eight years, re...