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House prices rise 5.8 per cent in one year

09 December 2014

New figures show that house prices have risen by 5.8 per cent over the course of the year - the fastest rate seen in three years.

9December

Buying a home is a confusing experience for a third of first time buyers

09 December 2014

New research has shown that a third of first time buyers don't have a clue about the processes involved when buying a home for the first time.

9December

House prices up 6.9 per cent on last year

09 December 2014

Research has shown that house prices in the UK have risen by 6.9 per cent over the course of a year, which is the biggest property surge since May of this year.

9December

Help to Buy sees over 2,000 applications in just one month

09 December 2014

After just one month of the second phrase of government's Help to Buy scheme being implemented, over 2,000 applications have been submitted, new figures show.

9 December

Half of sellers looking to downsize

09 December 2014

Around a half of all Brits who move house within the next three years will do so in order to downsize, express.co.uk has claimed.

9December

Lack of available homes pushes demand and prices up

09 December 2014

House prices are continuing to be pushed up by rising demand, which is being fuelled by the lack of available houses on the market, new figures show.

9December

Mortgage approvals hit five-year high

09 December 2014

The number of new mortgages being advanced has reached the highest monthly figure for five years, financialreporter.co.uk reports.

9December

Capital Gains Tax change could bring "flood" of sales

09 December 2014

The introduction of a so-called new 'Oligarch Tax' could prompt a huge rise in the number of new properties entering the sales market, theguardian.com reports.

9December

RICS warns about lack of housing as majority of surveyors expect prices to

09 December 2014

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has warned that a lack of available housing could spell trouble for buyers and renters.

9December

Only 32 per cent of people can afford a mortgage without help

09 December 2014

Help to Buy is proving to be extremely important to those planning to take out a mortgage next year