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

St Ives plans to make homes affordable

Cornish tourism hotspot looks to restrict new-build buys to locals

NIESR: housing policy is hitting savers

Rising prices may be driving a fall in long-term savings rates

Tories face new housing bill fight

Draft legislation aims to reverse falling home ownership

Homebuying with the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

What are the factors (and dangers) for parents to consider before helping their children to purchase a property?

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The woes of renting in London

Like many young people in the capital, Sebastian Payne has struggled to find decent digs he can afford to rent, let alone buy

London house price growth slows

Ratio of demand and supply tips into negative territory

Foxtons warns of EU vote hitting home sales

London estate agency forecasts fall in UK property demand

Rising housing costs add 10p to tax rate

Lower and middle income households worst hit, says think-tank

Social housing boost has Brexit warning

European Investment Bank says £1bn deal could be at risk

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Kensington cracks down on ‘super’ homes

Trend means London’s richest borough fails to hit housing targets

Public backs stamp duty change, says poll

Surcharge on second homes and rental property proves popular

Estate agents accused of ‘portal juggling’

Homes removed and relisted to hide price cuts and time on sale

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Top London homes selling at a discount

Vendors in slowing market have to cut 10% or more off price

Advertising hoardings outside real estate housing development in London. Large group of Estate agents boards in United Kingdom.
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Watchdog deals fresh blow for OnTheMarket

Agents that collude to join site face penalties, says CMA

Your questions on the UK property market

Property prices, construction and buy-to-let among topics covered

Tesco homes in on mortgages via brokers

Stringent affordability rules drive links with independent advisers

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London’s super-rich turn to renting

Top-end trend linked to stamp duty rise and Panama leaks

Estate agents prepare to drop OnTheMarket

Zoopla rival embroiled in a row about fees and service

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Air fares push UK inflation to 15-month high

Prices start to rise again but at a slow pace by historical standards

Next London mayor faces housing challenge

Policies to speed up housebuilding and improve affordability

New setback for Bishopsgate Goodsyard plan

Boris Johnson’s planners have advised him to reject proposal

Growth of Generation Rent

Rapid switch from buying to renting

Glasgow ramped up for growth

Prices in the Scottish city recover as investors renovate old buildings

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Criminal cash shapes London property

Panama Papers put ownership via offshore companies back in focus

New rules will not curb buy-to-let boom

Only a small minority of landlords are affected by the restrictions for those on higher rates

UK mortgages: not betting the house

The residential market is a bad metaphor for the wider economy

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Housing associations merge to build scale

L&Q, the Hyde Group and East Thames plan 100,000 homes

Belvoir confident of rental market growth

Chief says young people are choosing flexibility over buying home

Landlords sprint to buy-to-let finish line

Sales soar 71% as buyers seal deals before stamp duty deadline

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Damac lays foundation for London homes

Dubai group focuses on UK capital as it seeks development partner

House prices fall in London luxury sector

Market drops 6.7% from 2014 peak, according to Savills

UK to get single housing market index

Survey will merge ONS and Land Registry trackers

Buy-to-let landlords face stricter tests

Bank of England warns of lenders using ‘less rigorous’ standards

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Homeowners move less since credit crisis

Lending squeeze and rising prices mean more are staying put

Oxford ‘least affordable city’ to live in

Properties cost nearly 11 times average gross annual earnings

London house price growth slows

Average home in the capital now nine times median income

Russians slide down London property chain

Interest shifts from top-end areas to Clapham and Islington

Should I get a Rent a Room mortgage?

Can I borrow more if I take a lodger?

Heathfield School in Berkshire
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Why buy near Heathfield School, Ascot

The girls’ school has a strong focus on pupil welfare, and the surrounding area also has pastoral appeal

Sadiq Khan wants 50% ‘affordable’ homes

Mayoral hopeful will block developments that do not follow rules

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