The average residential property asking price in Britain increased by just 0.4% this month as Brexit uncertainty ate into the start of the traditionally busier spring housing market, according to the latest index report.
Buyers and sellers are "sitting tight" as Brexit uncertainty continues to freeze the UK property market, surveyors have said.
House prices in the UK increased by 2.8% in the 12 months to February 2019, taking the average price to £236,800, the latest lender index shows.
Home owners moving from the first step of the housing ladder in England need to find an additional £75,388, on average, new research has found.
Council bosses have demanded a London homeowner pay them £360,000 after they mistakenly sold him a £700,000 flat at half price.
London-focused estate agent Foxtons has swung to a loss and says the housing market in the capital is in a "prolonged downturn".
More houses need to be built in the UK to relieve the pressure on first time buyers, but this will not address the growing issue of under-occupancy and the lack of affordability caused by population increases and ageing, according to a new report.
A limited number of properties being out up for sale in the Scottish Borders means that the residential property market is currently good for sellers, the latest agents report suggests.
Estate agents in the UK saw demand from house hunters fall in January as buyers continue to adopt a wait and see attitude due to protracted Brexit negotiations, the latest sector report suggests.
A third of properties for sale in the UK for a million pounds or more are located in just five boroughs in London, new research shows.
Residential property sales in the UK were positive at the beginning of the year, up 0.8% between December 2018 and January 2019, official data shows.
People in Britain who buy a home with a mortgage pay on average 9% more than those paying with cash, new research has found.
Property transactions in the UK have fallen by a third in the past three months as Brexit uncertainty weighs on the housing market, according to new research.
UK house prices fell by 2.9% in January compared with December, according to the country's largest mortgage lender.
A significant premium for buying a new build home in London appears to be affecting the sales market with transactions falling, according to a new analysis.
New property listings in the UK increased by 64% in January compared with December 2018, from 31,825 to 52,207, the latest supply index shows.
The UK housing market is unlikely to see much change in 2019 with sales forecast to fall by around 5% while lack of supply prevents house prices falling, says a new analysis.
If you are still wondering how last year looked, then it would appear that more properties came on to the market, and fewer sold.
For the second year running, the number of transactions that exchanged were under the million mark, according to one source.
The Government is working on a new house sale agreement for England which is set to make the process faster and avoid sales of homes falling through.
New research reveals the number of tenants in the private rented sector who leave their home before they are ready to as a result of a change in ownership.
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