UK house prices

Since the financial crisis-induced price slide in 2008-09 from a 2007 market peak, house price indices have presented wildly contrasting pictures of the health of the housing market - according to some the boom is back, while to others the slump staggers on

London’s luxury homes bubble loses air

First fall since crisis as stamp duty change ‘clobbers’ buyers

B3KW10 Architect with blueprints standing inside house outline. Image shot 2008. Exact date unknown.
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Living the dream in your self-build home

Lower costs and higher quality may be the result of hard work

England play Australia in the 2009 Ashes Test match
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Which Ashes venue has home advantage?

House-buying prospects near the Test cricket venues

UK house price growth at 2-year low

Nationwide records monthly fall of 0.2% in June

Johnson warns of ‘Right To Buy’ impact

London mayor wants equity loans for housing association tenants

A long row of Victorian townhouses in West Hampstead, London.
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£1m home sales reach ‘high-water mark’

Radical stamp duty reform has subsequently damped sales

Mortgage data show UK housing slowdown

BoE figures show approval levels down in May

Couple looking at display of advertisements in estate agent window
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Prime London property market slows

Post-election bounce fails to materialise

City of London Corporation to build homes

Governing body plans to increase its supply by a third

CP1NJ1 View over houses and hotels (the latter in the bright colours), from the Tower, Blackpool, Lancashire, England
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Blackpool cracks down on poor housing

City buys rundown properties to replace with new homes

Low-cost London housing being stymied

Building of new homes undermined by Right to Buy

Gentrification and petrification of London

Placing council housing in prime areas has elements of social engineering, writes Edwin Heathcote

Small rise in UK consumer prices in May

Inflation up 0.1% due to fuel price increases and timing of Easter

Council housing sell-off to fall short

Extension of Right to Buy was flagship election promise

FT Staff Bylines, Jonathan Eley, Editor of FT Money.
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German lessons in renting

Those who oppose rent controls should object to all government interference in housing

Fergus and wife Judith Wilson one of the UK's biggest private landlords with a portfolio estimated to be worth more than 100 million . The couple made headlines when they announced that they would be evicting any of their tenants that were on benefits. pictured at The Ramada Hotel , Maidstone Kent UK 30 09 009

Buy-to-let couple start empire sell-off

Wilsons offload first 100 homes to Chinese and Indian investors

Study says new homes do not lower prices

Newbuilds in suburbs or villages found not to hit values in area

Why we should love estate agents

Help is needed because even the sanest people become unhinged when buying and selling houses

Estate agents warned on fee transparency

CMA tells 40-50 estate agents it suspects anti-competitive agreements

UK house prices slow in May

April spike goes into reverse and resumes downward trend

UK house price growth slows in May

Nationwide reports year on year growth of 4.6%

Mortgage approvals signal pick-up

Monthly increase is the biggest recorded since 2009

UK mortgage lending hits 14 month high

Follows other data showing robust residential property market

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UK housing: The £24bn property puzzle

As more people struggle to buy or even rent, critics urge measures to ensure there is adequate supply

Councils across Britain flag housing fears

Rules allow developers to build fewer affordable homes

Low home loans pose UK rate conundrum

Oil price and jobless data signal higher borrowing costs

Tories wrong to buy votes with housing

It is not the job of the government to fulfil people’s aspirations

Queen’s Speech proposes planning changes

Government seeks to fulfil election promise to boost home ownership

New housing starts rise by 31 per cent

Housebuilding at highest rate since 2007

Lenders pour cash into UK property market

Funding jumps sharply amid poor returns from other asset classes

A leg-up on to the UK property ladder

Anything that allows more equity and less debt must improve financial stability, says Neil Record

Zoopla revenues rise as it battles rival

Property portal loses nearly a quarter of its advertisers

Third of Londoners unable to afford basics

Plight of those with children is worse, study shows

The damage of London’s scarcity of land

More must be done for the voiceless victims of soaring property prices

Stamp duty cut lifts UK demand, says Crest

Order book up by 25% after December tax reform

Granary Square, part of the King’s Cross development, is now a popular place to congregate
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King’s Cross, London: building a community

Tech offices and art school help attract a mix of people as part of major regeneration project

Mortgage arrears fall to pre-crisis low

Repossessions in first quarter are also down

Lack of properties drives house prices up

Affordability and availability of homes a ‘national emergency’

Right to Buy risk for housing associations

Experts warn policy does nothing to solve the problem of supply

Clark faces challenge on home ownership

Minister must deal with a housing supply crisis

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