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Cost of moving rises faster than house prices over the past decade

The cost of moving house in the UK has risen at a faster rate than house prices over the past decade, according to new research by Lloyds TSB.

The right time to buy property

The state of the property market has been, quite literally, talked to death over the last few years. Everyone has an opinion, and pessimists are always quick to paint the gloomiest of pictures.

Woking is UK's top house price performer in 2011

Woking in Surrey recorded the biggest rise in house prices among major UK towns and cities over the past year, according to new research by Halifax.

Britain's most expensive streets concentrated in the royal borough

Around the corner from Kensington Palace, Campden Hill Square in the heart of fashionable Holland Park is Britain's most expensive residential street ­ with an average price of £4,863,000, according to latest research from Lloyds TSB.

UK relocators push up house prices

Homeowners in the most popular locations to move to in England and Wales have seen the value of their property double over a decade, according to new research by Halifax.

London prices still rising, but signs of life elsewhere too

Data released by the UK Land Registry for October paints a mixed picture of house prices in the UK, according to expatriate mortgage specialists, Offshoreonline.org. Average prices across the UK fell by 0.9%, one of their worst performances since early 2009.

House prices up 0.1%

House prices in 2011 Quarter 3 (July to September) were 0.1% higher than in the previous quarter, according to the latest Halifax House Price Index. This was the first quarterly rise since 2010 Quarter 1 (0.6%).

Ready to sell? Prepare to name your asking price

Once you decide to put your property on the market, how do you know how to price it accurately?

Average house prices in 'new' university towns increases

Over the past decade, average house prices in the 'new' university towns (those established since 1960) have increased by 70%, from £91,612 to £155,953, according to research by Lloyds TSB.

Manchester City tops UK house price Premier League table

Homeowners living close to the stadiums of the Premier League football clubs kicking-off the new season this weekend have seen the value of their property rise by more than £220,000 on average over the past decade, according to new research by Halifax.

Nearly £100,000 extra for a National Park home

Homebuyers must part with almost £100,000 more to live in some of the most idyllic locations across England and Wales, according to new research by Halifax.

House prices edge up by 0.2% in July

House prices increased by 0.2% in July, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Savings and house prices go hand in hand, but Hackney bucks the trend

Whilst a close relationship exists between the levels of savings balances and house prices, there are exceptions, according to research from Halifax.

East London house prices up £192 a week

Homeowners living close to the main site for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have seen the value of their property rise by nearly £60,000 on average since London was awarded the Games in July 2005, according to a study by Lloyds TSB.

Prime country house prices dip

Prices for prime country houses fell by 0.7% in Q2 2011, according to the Knight Frank Prime Country House Index.