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

A new ending for housing shortages

Differences in property experiences have a big impact on living standards

Peaceful afternoon for Reclaim Brixton ended with Foxton's window smashed and riot police using tear gas. Alamy

London gentrification poses risk to lenders

Most risky mortgages are in London suburbs

Fight for Claridge’s was a family affair

Qatar played the long game in struggle to control London hotel

Bribes and evasions on UK housing and the deficit

Britain cannot do without markets. This is true for health and education, just as it is for food or clothing

London luxury housing market slows down

Tax changes and election fears blamed for fall in sales

House prices rise at fastest rate since June

Nationwide reports 1% April rise but warns on new home numbers

Business should speak up on house prices

Unaffordable property holds back social mobility and companies’ ability to hire the best talent

Grosvenor warns of property dangers

Duke of Westminster’s group says likelihood of correction increasing

Election housing promises come under fire

Experts say manifestos fail to address need to build more homes

UK housing debate conducted in bad faith

Britain can build many more houses and remain green and pleasant

View of Oxford, England from the east

Oxford sums up UK housing challenge

Property prices and shortages of homes resonate in campaign

UK builders warn over homes targets

Developers sceptical about basis for manifesto pledges

Right to Buy has been wrong for Britain

Such a policy would push up rents by creating a buy-to-let bonanza, writes Stephen Howlett

Mortgage advances

Chart that tells a story — Mortgage lending

Property loans made over the past year

Regional cities house prices soar

Glasgow and Manchester lead the gainers

Sir Stuart Lipton

Lipton raps housebuilders over ‘crisis’

Developer warns new projects are ‘potential slums of the future’

Only buy-to-let mortgages grew in February

Loans to movers and first-time buyers both down

Chart that tells a story — inflation, mortgages and house prices

What do ‘noflation’ and rising wages mean for mortgages?

10 Jul 2014 --- Boats on the River Avon and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe --- Image by © Stuart Black/Robert Harding World Imagery/Corbis
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Stage set for Stratford’s housing recovery

New developments show that market confidence is growing in Shakespeare’s birthplace

Surveyors warn on UK house prices

Properties coming on to the market fell for second month

House price growth slows across UK

Annual rate falls to 7.2% in February

Cameron to expand Right to Buy

Tories look to Thatcher policy to regain initiative

Planners call for new garden cities

Experts call for royal commission to take politics out of housing

Average home sells just once every 23 years

Turnover has slumped as people buy later and live longer

Rural property outpaces central London

English farmland values reach record highs

Super-rich shun London over non-dom plans

Labour proposals take toll on high-end property market

John Gildersleeve

City grandee takes on social housing

John Gildersleeve aiming to help get people on property ladder

Tories said to be curbing housebuilding

Plans for 10,000 homes stopped by Pickles, data find

More renters give up on home ownership

Research shows numbers saving a deposit has fallen

A fiscal fix for a flawed property market

Council tax has replaced credit cards as the UK’s biggest debt problem, says John Muellbauer

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Councils battle to replace homes sold

Right To Buy proceeds fail to cover costs of building new houses

Northerners lose out on mortgage options

Non-standard borrowers far more likely to be ‘prisoners’ of loan

Northerners lose out on mortgage options

Non-standard borrowers far more likely to be ‘prisoners’ of loan


London property price rises slow down

Average Q1 growth in UK capital at 1% amid mansion tax fears

House prices fall in January

Official data confirm gradual cooling of market

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Westminster spends £20m buying back homes

Labour brands council policy ‘financial madness’

Heygate estate

Labour urges estate redevelopment

Lord Adonis: Build mix of homes to rent or sell at market rate


Mortgage lending down 9 per cent

Market awaiting election outcome, say agents

Backlash over first-time buyer subsidies

Experts fear Help to Buy Isa will simply push up prices

London housing slowdown hits finances

Forecast tax take from home sales scaled back £2bn a year