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Underlying confidence in property market

The number of residential property transactions fell by 1.8% between August and September, according to the latest seasonally-adjusted HMRC figures. However, the figure is 4.6% higher than the same month

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Real house prices are lower than 2007 in 58% of areas

When values are adjusted for inflation prices in Wales, Yorkshire and the Humber, the North East and the North West have all declined by 10% since 2007. Price rises are

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Just two in 10 landlords say they are willing to let to tenants in receipt of housing benefit or universal credit, according to latest research from the National Landlords Association

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Record number of London tenants left the Capital last year

Popular places included Slough in Berkshire, where 46% of renters moved from the Capital. Other areas were Thurrock in Essex as well as Broxbourne and St Albans in Hertfordshire, according

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Few tenants are looking to buy

A quarter (24%) couldn’t afford a mortgage, a similar amount (26%) rent as it fits their work or education system and 14% rent due to personal circumstances such as a

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Annual house price growth up to 4%

Prices rose by 0.8% in September to push the annual rate of growth from 2.6% in the three months to August to 4.0% in September. Russell Galley, managing director, Halifax Community

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Rents near Crossrail 2 fall as project is shunted back

The rents fell in 15 local authorities affected by Crossrail 2 in the year to September, including Broxbourne (-1.75%), Richmond (-1.13%), and Spelthorne (-2.16%), with the exception of Enfield (0.4%).

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London Bridge most searched for area amongst renters

Spotahome is predominantly used by renters moving to the UK for a minimum of 30 days and its research found that London sees a high level of demand from those

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Landlords continue to put up rents

The figures, revealed in the PRS report by ARLA Propertymark, showed that 35% of letting agents saw landlords increase rents in August. Only 2% of tenants successfully negotiated a rent

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House Prices Have Risen By 3.8%, But What Does This Mean?

The estate agent YOPA has announced that the early predictions of a 1.2% rise in house prices for 2017 has already been exceeded, with the current figure instead sitting at