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The long-term cost of owning your own home - is it worth it?

Buying a property in today’s market isn’t easy; especially if you’re looking to buy in a popular city location.

Parents pay £41,000 premium to live near top schools

Parents in Scotland need to pay an average of £41,441 more to live in the catchment area of a top performing state secondary school, according to new research from Bank of Scotland.

Where have all the movers gone?

Before the recession, there were about 1.6 million home sales a year in the UK, which plummeted to 860,000 in 2009 but has since recovered to around 1.2 million.

Predictions: Will article 50 affect the UK property market?

Wouldn’t it be glorious if we could look into the future and see what Article 50 truly holds for us? It would certainly help the property market.

How is the shape of the Prime Property Market post-Brexit?

How is the shape of the Prime Property Market post-Brexit?

The Prime Property Market has remained a key focus of the UK’s economy since the EU Referendum.

Million pound house sales on the rise

The number of million pound house sales in Great Britain in the first half of 2016 was 12% higher than in the first six months of 2015, according to the latest research by Lloyds Bank.

The rise of the million pound house

According to recent economic and financial studies, the number of homes in the UK that are worth one million pounds or more is going to rise significantly.

Why house rising prices may be killing the housing market

Why house rising prices may be killing the housing market

The continued proliferation of house prices has created an imbalance and slowly stagnating marketplace, which is slowly choking the life out of the sector in the UK.

Election ‘bounce’ short-lived as house price confidence slips from all time high

Confidence in the outlook for house price growth hit its highest level in four years following the General Election in May, but dropped back in June, according to the Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker.

Annual house price growth continued to moderate at the start of 2015

Annual house price growth continued to soften at the start of 2015, slowing from 7.2% in December to 6.8% in January, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Annual house price growth continues to soften as 2014 draws to a close

The pace of annual house price growth continued to soften as 2014 drew to a close, slowing from 8.5% in November to 7.2% in December, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Greenwich is UK's top house price performer in 2014

Greenwich is UK's top house price performer in 2014

The London Borough of Greenwich recorded the biggest rise in house prices among major UK towns and cities over the past year, according to new research by Halifax.

London lags behind five UK cities as the capital’s house price growth drops by two-thirds in just three months

UK house prices have increased by 8.9% year-on-year but there has been a continued slowdown in the monthly rate of growth in recent months, Hometrack has revealed in its latest UK Cities House Price Index.

Sentiment towards buying heats up as outlook for house prices cools

Consumer confidence in the outlook for house prices has continued to fall from its peak in July 2014, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker.

UK Stamp Duty changes - the winners and losers

Property commentators in the UK believe a majority of homes located in places such as the London commuter belt and some of its cheaper boroughs will be significant winners, following the changes to UK Stamp Duty Land Tax announced by the UK chancellor George Osborne in the 2014 Autumn Statement.