House prices will continue to rise across the country until more homes are put on the market, an industry body has said. The lack of homes for sale was a "major concern" and there was a "desperate need" for more, the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors...


New tribes preparing to move in next door

A report identifies the new types of householder emerging over the next decade - from Waltons to GloMads, and Tumbleweeders to My-Sizers They are the home owners of the future and they are coming to a street near you. A report has identified the five types of household “...


Average price of a home in February is 9.4% higher than a year earlier, according to the latest figures from building society Britain's buoyant housing market showed no signs of cooling in February with the average price of a home 9.4% higher than a year earlier according to...


The average house purchased by a first-time buyer is now more expensive than ever with prices rising £5,000 in the last month alone. Figures from LSL found the average purchase price in January 2014 was £155,832, up on the £150,875 figure recorded in the...


The housing recovery has now reached the majority of the UK, with research recording higher prices in 51 per cent of postcode areas in February as demand continues to outstrip supply. Residential property analysts Hometrack found that improving consumer confidence and low...


The surging housing market has broadened out beyond London and the south-east, with prices up in more than half the country for the first time in 10 years, according to data from property researchers Hometrack. In England and Wales, prices rose for 51% of postcodes in February...


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