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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.

Number of British property millioniares hits 300,000

Strong demand for prime residential property during 2012 has created 47,024 more British property millionaires over the past 12 months, according to the latest research from property website Zoopla.co.uk.

UK house prices little changed in December

UK house prices were little changed in December, declining by just 0.1% over the month, though this was sufficient to keep the annual rate of price growth in negative territory for the tenth month in succession, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

House price optimism on the up for 2013

More people expect house prices to rise than fall over the coming twelve months, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker.