The latest analysis and research from Principality has revealed that, despite a drop in overall sales during 2019, Wales is continuing to experience house price growth as the average price across the country hits £193,254.
Wales continues to buck the trend seen across England as the average house price reached a record peak of £191,006 in the three months from July to September, the latest index shows.
Average rents in Britain increased by 1.8% in the year to September 2019 to £998, rising everywhere apart from Wales where they fell by 1.4%, the latest lettings index shows.
Across England and Wales, 11% of sales already this year have been of new build properties, while in London they account for some 13% of transactions, according to new research.
Properties in England have seen the strongest rental growth in the UK in the past five years, rising by 15.6%, the latest lettings figures show, Wales the weakest.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are all showing increases in the numbers of both first time buyer and home mover mortgages, but activity is not as strong in London, the latest regional finance figures show.
Welsh agents are bracing themselves as ban looms on September 1st but won't face a cap on security deposits and that default fees will cover a wider range of charges, unlike in England.
Residential property prices in Wales increased by 4.1% on an annual basis in the second quarter of 2019, taking the average house price to £186,360, the latest lender index shows.
Extension to legislation proposed by Welsh housing minister will see tenants given minimum contract term of 12 months.
It currently takes 162 days to sell a property in England and Wales from when it is first listed until completion of the sale, a new piece of research has found.
Local planning authorities in Wales lack the resilience needed to deliver long term improvements in terms of housing and communities, an official report has found.
Wales is planning to ditch farm subsidies post Brexit and replace them with an annual payment to farmers who deliver “environmental outcomes” on their farms.
Wales is the latest country within the UK to enact a ban, leaving just Northern Ireland without plans for similar legislation.
Asking prices in the UK increased by an average of 0.9% or £2,841 this month, buoyed by the spring market and consistent with the previous two year average of 1% for the time of year.
New energy efficiency rules for properties in the private rented sector in England and Wales are now in force with industry organisations urging those letting property to make sure they are compliant.
More first time buyers got a mortgage to get on the housing ladder in Wales in 2018, with industry data showing they increased by 4.3% in the final quarter year on year.
Newport in South Wales saw the biggest jump in house prices of any UK town or city in 2018, while Aberdeen was the worst performer outside of London, according to a new analysis of Land Registry figures.
Mark Drakeford confirms 'very likely' date for legislation to go live during meeting at student's union in Cardiff.
House prices in Wales reached an all-time peak in December 2018, taking the average price across the country to £186,699, the latest quarterly index shows.
A new £210 million scheme has been unveiled by the Welsh Government with the aim of making it easier for self-builders.
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