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UK house prices rise at fastest rate for 18 months

UK house prices rise at fastest rate for 18 months

Increase in home values comes as estate agent Foxtons reports £8.8m lossUK house prices have risen at their fastest rate since mid-2018, after December’s decisive election result triggered a rebound
Virus Threat Overshadows Boris Johnson’s Post-Vote U.K. Economy Bounce

Virus Threat Overshadows Boris Johnson’s Post-Vote U.K. Economy Bounce

The economic bounce from Boris Johnson’s Brexit breakthrough could be cut short as the coronavirus casts a pall on the nascent recovery.
Malaysia’s Power Struggle Puts the Economy’s Outlook at Risk

Malaysia’s Power Struggle Puts the Economy’s Outlook at Risk

Malaysia’s political upheaval is jeopardizing the economy’s outlook at a time of heightened global risks and brewing discontent among locals about rising living costs.
Wall Street plummets as coronavirus spreads in Europe – as it happened

Wall Street plummets as coronavirus spreads in Europe – as it happened

US, European and Asian stock markets gripped by pandemic fearsMid-afternoon summary: Wall Street down 3%, Italy’s FTSE MIB loses 5.7%Italian stocks plummet as death toll risesCrude oil falls 4.85% on
Berlin Freezes Rent as Population Boom Creates Housing Shortage, Cost Spike

Berlin Freezes Rent as Population Boom Creates Housing Shortage, Cost Spike

BERLIN (AP) - Berlin is freezing the rents of 1.5 million apartments for the next five years starting this Sunday in a controversial move to control the exploding costs that have forced many to move
House prices rise in every region of UK for first time in two years

House prices rise in every region of UK for first time in two years

Land Registry figures show annualised increase of 2.2% in DecemberHouse prices have increased in every region in the UK for the first time in two years, as the Conservative party’s election victory
UK housing boom leads to £2,500 jump in asking prices

UK housing boom leads to £2,500 jump in asking prices

‘Boris bounce’ invigorates buyers and sellers, leading to 12% surge in sales Britain’s property market is in the grip of fresh boom, according to Rightmove, with asking prices jumping by more than
UK housing boom leads to £2,500 jump in asking prices

UK housing boom leads to £2,500 jump in asking prices

‘Boris bounce’ invigorates buyers and sellers, leading to 12% surge in sales Britain’s property market is in the grip of fresh boom, according to Rightmove, with asking prices jumping by more than
House prices rise across UK for first time since July 2018

House prices rise across UK for first time since July 2018

Optimism returns to housing market, with some crediting ‘Boris bounce’ for revival House prices rose across the UK for the first time in one and a half years last month as optimism returned among
Should you report local drug crime – or keep schtum to protect house prices?

Should you report local drug crime – or keep schtum to protect house prices?

According to police, residents of Melbourne in Derbyshire are reluctant to report incidents for fear of causing property prices to drop. But the town is hardly the drugs capital of the UK …Name:
A Property Rebound May Be Bad News for Australia’s Economy

A Property Rebound May Be Bad News for Australia’s Economy

Welcome to our new weekly newsletter ⁠— a fresh, global perspective on the stories that matter for Australian business and politics. Want this post in your inbox? Sign up here. This week: Property
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UK house price growth at 14-month high, says Nationwide

UK house price growth at 14-month high, says Nationwide

January property values are 1.9% higher than a year ago and average price stands at £215,897Annual house price growth across the UK jumped to a 14-month high in January as confidence returned to the
UK banks approve highest number of mortgages since 2015

UK banks approve highest number of mortgages since 2015

Bank of England could be more likely to leave interest rates on hold amid property upturnThe number of mortgages approved by Britain’s high street banks jumped to the highest level for almost five
UK house prices rise at fastest rate on record

UK house prices rise at fastest rate on record

2019 general election result provided period of ‘stability’ following Brexit uncertainty UK house prices rose over the last month at the fastest rate on record for the time of the year, as sellers
Renting conditions making millions sick or suffer stress or anxiety

Renting conditions making millions sick or suffer stress or anxiety

Survey reveals sky-high prices and poor living conditions causing stress and anxietyPrivate renting is making millions of people ill with almost half of England’s 8.5 million renters experiencing
UK house sales rising after Boris Johnson's election win – Savills

UK house sales rising after Boris Johnson's election win – Savills

Estate agent says buyers are regaining confidence but full effect of Brexit is still unknownThe estate agent Savills has said it is benefiting from a “Boris bounce” that has driven an increase in UK
Chinese tycoon agrees to buy London mansion for record £200m

Chinese tycoon agrees to buy London mansion for record £200m

Cheung Chung-kiu in process of buying 45-room property overlooking Hyde ParkA Chinese property tycoon has agreed to buy a 45-room mansion overlooking Hyde Park in London for more than £200m, making it
UK house prices up 1.7% in December, lifting annual rise to 4%

UK house prices up 1.7% in December, lifting annual rise to 4%

Surprise figures from Halifax yet to be reflected in official house price index from ONSUK house prices leapt unexpectedly in December, rising by 1.7% from the previous month to push the annual