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Annual house price growth slows again in November

The annual pace of house price growth continued to soften in November, falling from 9.0% in October to 8.5%, marking the third consecutive month where annual growth has moderated, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Million pound home sales at an all-time high

The number of property sales worth at least a million pounds is at a record high, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank.

Annual house price growth continues to soften

The annual pace of house price growth continued to moderate in October, declining to 9% from 9.4% in September, the second consecutive month where annual growth has fallen, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Consumer sentiment cools on outlook for UK house prices

After staying high and steady for the last year consumer confidence in the housing market has fallen to its lowest level in 12 months, according to the latest quarterly Halifax Housing Market Confidence Tracker.

Annual house price growth slows in September

UK house prices declined by 0.2% in September, following sixteen consecutive monthly price rises, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

House price growth edges up in August

UK house prices edged up by 0.8% in August, marking the sixteenth successive monthly price rise, according to the Nationwide House Price Index. As a result, the annual pace of house price growth is up to 11% from 10.6% in July.

Spurs win the 2014 Nationwide House Price Premier League

With the new Premier League season starting this weekend, new research by Nationwide Building Society shows that if the league was based on the percentage change in house prices between June 2013 and June 2014, Tottenham Hotspur would be champions, Chelsea, Queens Park Rangers and Arsenal would take the remaining Champions League places, while Newcastle United, Burnley and Hull City would be relegated.

New measures to increase transparency on council home values

Members of the public will be able to see the value of the assets councils hold for the first time, under plans announced by Housing Minister Kris Hopkins.

Confidence in property market more than doubles

Confidence in the property market has more than doubled across the UK, according to research from Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank.

Annual house price growth edges up in May

House prices recorded their thirteenth successive monthly increase in May, rising by 0.7%, according to the Nationwide House Price Index. As a result, the annual pace of price growth edged up to 11.1% up from 10.9% the previous month.

Rising tide of Scotland's seaside town house prices

The average house price in seaside towns rose by 42% over the past decade, to £196,826, according to latest research from Halifax. In cash terms this is equivalent to an increase of close to £500 per month since 2004.

UK household wealth close to £8 trillion

According to latest research from Lloyds Bank Private Banking total household wealth at the end of 2013 is estimated to have reached £7.84 trillion, an increase of £3.07 trillion over the past decade; equivalent to a rise of £96,000 per household.

Boat Race: The price of a river view equals 20% premium

As thousands of people flock to see the Boat Race on April 6th, the spotlight will also shine over the four miles and 374 yards of real estate from Putney to Mortlake.

House price growth moderates in March

UK house prices increased by 0.4% in March and were 9.5% higher than March 2013, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

Relief at property prices rising

Relief at property prices rising

Usually, price rises aren’t met with a resounding applause. Peculiarly, house prices rising is met with fanfare across the media. When we consider that any other commodity, such as train tickets or food, price rises are cause for protest, this seems fairly suspect.