House price growth in London slowed to below the national average, but the property market since shows a north-south divide.Read the full story ›
The 51% increase in the value of housing stock seen over the past decade is faster than the retail price index measure of inflation.Read the full story ›
The average house price in the UK has increased by £17,000 in the last year.
The increase means that the average house price in the UK is now £217,000.
Property values also increased by £1,000 on average in the last month, continuing a "strong" run of growth, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
As of July the average house price in England stood at £233,000, while in Wales it was £145,000, in Scotland it was £144,000 and in Northern Ireland it was £123,000.
As the effects of Brexit on the housing market become clearer in the coming months, Thomas Fisher, an economist at PwC, said: "Our own expectation is that the UK housing market will cool not crash."
Food prices in a Tesco supermarket were altered as part of a campaign to highlight the unaffordability of houses in London.Read the full story ›
The number of existing home owners moving house has reached its highest level since 2008.Read the full story ›
House prices rose at their fastest annual pace in more than a year in March, Nationwide has announced today.
The surge is a result of buyers of properties to rent and second homes trying to beat the introduction of a new tax, the mortgage lender said.
Property prices were 5.7% higher in March compared with the same month last year, a bigger increase than the 4.8% gain in February.
For the month, house price growth rose to 0.8% from 0.4%, Nationwide said.
Average house prices have passed the £300,000 mark for the first time, according to property experts.Read the full story ›
In the year to October 2015, UK house prices increased by 7.0%, up from 6.1% in the year to September 2015.Read the full story ›
A raft of banks and building societies have signed up to offer the new Help to Buy Isa from 1st December, the Chancellor has announced.Read the full story ›
Homes across the UK have earned more than their owners over the past 2 years, analysis by Halifax reveals.Read the full story ›