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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

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.

Southend is UK's top house price performer in 2012

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

Average British property values up £2,298 during 2012

The value of the average British home has risen by £2,298 over the last year, according to research from property website

Bargains are harder to come by for house hunters in market towns

Homebuyers typically part with nearly £23,000 more to reside in a market town in England, according to latest research from Lloyds TSB.

Value of detached houses up by over £640 per month in past decade

The value of Britain's detached properties has increased by an average of £642 per month over the past decade, the largest increase in cash terms compared to other property types; according to latest research from the Halifax.

Rural property values outperforming urban areas

Rural house prices have slightly outperformed those in urban areas since 2007, according to research from the Halifax.

Home extensions can add significant value to the average home

Adding an extension or a loft conversion to your home could increase its value by almost a quarter, according to research by Nationwide.

UK house prices rebound in August

UK house prices rose by 1.3% in August, the largest monthly increase since January 2010, reversing the declines recorded in the previous two months, according to the Nationwide House Price Index.

Property sellers trim asking prices to secure summer sales

The number of properties for sale across the UK that have been reduced in price at least once by their owners to try to secure a sale is at a nine-month high, according to property website

National Parks attract £90,000 house price premium

Homebuyers must pay nearly £90,000 extra to reside in some of the nation's most iconic beauty spots, according to research from Lloyds TSB.