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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.

House prices continued to rise in January

UK house prices increased by 0.7% in January and were 8.8% higher than January 2013, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Number of British property millioniares climbs by a third in 2013

Number of British property millioniares climbs by a third in 2013

Continued strong demand for prime residential property throughout 2013 has created 92,985 more property millionaires in Britain over the past 12 months, according to the latest research from property website Zoopla.co.uk.

£14,000 premium for living in a market town

House prices in market towns are on average £14,000 (or 6%) higher than their county average, according to research from Lloyds Bank.

Bursting the bubble

John Elliott, Managing Director of Millwood Designer Homes, has been the voice of the property market’s recovery, fighting its corner against the cynical commentators for their negative portrayal.

House price growth accelerates in September

UK house prices increased by 0.9% in September and were 5.0% higher than September 2012, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Premier League house prices soar

House prices close to Premier League football grounds have increased by almost two and a half times over the last ten years, according to research by Halifax.

Pick up in house price growth continued in June

UK house price growth continued to gather momentum in June, rising by 0.3% over the month, according to the Nationwide House Price Index. The annual rate of house price growth increased to 1.9% in June - the fastest pace since September 2010.

Seaside house prices starting to coast along

Seaside house prices starting to coast along

The average house price in seaside towns rose by 63% over the past decade, to £197,938, according to latest research from Halifax.

House price optimism rises sharply

Optimism in house price prospects has risen significantly over the past three months, according to the latest quarterly Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker.

Over 130,000 families sold their homes at a loss since 2007

Over 130,000 families have sold their homes at a loss since 2007, according to analysis of housing transactions by housing investment and shared equity provider, Castle Trust.

UK house prices rise by 0.5% in January

Price of a typical home rose by 0.5% in January, but was unchanged compared with January 2012, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

City house prices outperform UK average over past decade

House prices in cities have risen by more than the UK as a whole over the past decade, according to new Halifax research.