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.
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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.
The average rent for a property in the UK increased by just 0.96% in 2018 but the lettings markets in Scotland and Wales are stronger, the latest index report shows.
Sales of million pound plus homes in London have continued to drop, decreasing by 8% but in Wales they have doubled and in the East Midlands are up by 67%, new research shows.
Rents in England and Wales increased by 1.8% in the 12 months to November 2018, taking the average paid to £864 per calendar month, the latest index shows.
Property sales have fallen in 64.4% of local authority areas in England and Wales, according to a new analysis of data from the Land Registry.
Landlords in Wales could be offered incentives and other support to house those most in need, it has been revealed.
Welsh farmland supply increased by 25% to the end of September, but data also shows a softening of values across the board.
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Home prices in Wales have steadily increased in recent years, though at a slower rate than those in England, with South Wales — where the capital city, Cardiff, is — outperforming North Wales, said Stephen Cheshire, a director with the Chester office of Jackson-Stops, which has the listing for Plas-yn-Cwm.
Farmers in Wales face paying thousands of pounds more in tax on major land purchases as a result of the introduction of the new Wales-only land transaction tax (LTT).
The market for UK hill farms remains healthy but interest is diverse and not purely driven by agriculture.
The value of Scottish holdings continues to be underpinned by the forestry sector – a trend also recognised in Wales, albeit to a lesser extent.
New homeowners are driving the buoyant housing markets in Scotland, Wale and Northern Ireland, taking advantage of low interest rates to get onto the ladder.
A flurry of launches across Wales and its bordering counties has sparked the region’s summer farmland market to life.
As Farmers Weekly reported last month, stunted supply was a feature of the Welsh land market last summer.
The latest data released by Principality Building Society has revealed that over the last 4 years the price of an average home in Wales has been steadily climbing - hitting a new high of £174,319.
The society has collated data and released it today in the form of the first house price index solely for Wales.
Cardiff City Council has approved outline proposals from developer Persimmon Homes for a 1,500-home neighbourhood on the north-west flank of the Welsh capital.
The EU referendum and low commodity prices played key roles in a stagnating farmland market in Wales last year.
Several agents in England and Scotland have reported the referendum had little effect on the market in 2016, although recent research has suggested a large number of farms marketed last year were left on the market in December.
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