Posts Tagged 'house prices'

UK house prices – what to expect in the future

UK house prices – what to expect in the future

House price fluctuation is often hard to predict due to the many external factors that it can be affected by. Currently, house prices are racing once again and London is in its own house price ‘superbubble’, so what can we expect in the future for UK house prices?

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Confidence in the housing market has hit a 3 year high as 71 per cent of people expect prices to continue to climb and 56 per cent think that now is a ...

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Will new mortgage rules affect house prices?

Will new mortgage rules affect house prices?

New rules have been introduced into the UK to ensure that borrowers can afford their mortgage. This is a bid to make sure prices don’t fall in the future if homeowners become overstretched. While it’s highly unlikely house prices would massively fall in popular parts of the UK in the long-term, 2008 is still on the minds of regulators who want to avoid any potential slumps.

The Mortgage Market Review will stop interest-only and self-certified mortgages and prevent banks from relying ...

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House Prices and Riverside Living

House Prices and Riverside Living

Living near to the river in London is becoming more and more popular. For the last few years, property by the Thames has experienced some of the biggest house price rises in the UK capital. For some reason, there’s something about living riverside that is remarkably appealing to many of those looking for a home in London. And with the popularity of luxury departments rising and rising, it seems that this trend isn’t going anywhere.

So what are the advantages of ...

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What’s the average house price increase over the last 20 years in the UK?

What’s the average house price increase over the last 20 years in the UK?

In the UK, we are just as obsessed with talking about house prices as we are with talking about the weather! And no wonder, the UK is unusual to the rest of Europe in that we tend to buy our homes rather than rent them. So, house prices are a huge talking point.

On the one hand, when prices go up, for those homeowners sitting on a nice bit of equity, it is great news. On the other, for people looking ...

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