Several organisations including the Land Registry, the Office for National Statistics, Nationwide and Halifax, publish national regular house price indices which provide a good indication of property market trends. But it’s important to bear in mind that these indices can use different data sources and only refer to averages. We might be a small island, but the UK has a number of micro-property markets which may not reflect national, or even regional, average house prices.
February 28, 2019
But activity for lower value homes and properties that appeal to first-time buyers remains more buoyant.
February 27, 2019
The latest research shows growth is slowing in the face of stretched affordability.
February 25, 2019
But growth hike of previous years is not realised as affordability is stretched.
February 19, 2019
Contrary to the notion of being sent to Coventry, this West Midlands city has plenty to shout about.
February 14, 2019
Looking to get on to the property ladder in Leeds? Zoopla breaks down the most affordable areas for first-time buyers.
February 12, 2019
This thriving metropolis of a West Midlands city has undergone major regeneration in the past few years. But has it priced out those hoping to step on to the property ladder?
February 6, 2019
If you’re looking for a first home, Zoopla’s data shows the cosmopolitan city in the South West could be affordable — provided you hunt in the right locations.
January 4, 2019
Brexit uncertainty hit the housing market in 2018, but northern regions outperformed southern ones.
December 25, 2018
Looking for a new home to buy or rent? These simple property tools will make the search ahead a whole lot easier.
December 19, 2018
Stretched affordability is putting a brake on house price gains, with property values falling in London.
December 17, 2018
With countryside, moors and beaches never too far away, here are the best value-for-money towns for those eyeing up a move to the South West.
November 27, 2018
If budgets are tight but you're keen to step on to or up the housing ladder, you'll get most bang for your buck in one of these 10 locations.
November 21, 2018
The proportion of buyers who get gazumped has fallen by 11% in the past year.
November 1, 2018
Market stalls as potential buyers sit tight until the economic outlook becomes clearer.