Tag Archives: UK Property Market

UK homeowners: property prices have gone up faster than you thought

Housing-obsessed Britons have something new to fixate on: property prices may have increased more than previously thought. A new official house-price index, designed by the Office for National Statistics, shows values rose an annual average of 6.1 per cent between … Continue reading

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UK home prices fall slightly

Home prices in the United Kingdom declined last month and may fall “modestly” this year because of a weak economic recovery, Nationwide Building Society said yesterday, but the London market that is popular with Singaporean and other Asian investors stayed … Continue reading

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UK house prices suffer biggest drop since 2009

British house prices fell at their fastest annual pace in nearly three years last month, data from mortgage lender Nationwide showed on Wednesday, as the effects of nine months of recession spread further across the economy. Nationwide reported a 0.7 … Continue reading

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Sterling bargains for Asian buyers

The falling British pound has made London and other properties in the United Kingdom a bargain for Asian buyers, and its little wonder then that property agents are beating a path here to sell real estate. International property consultants Savills … Continue reading

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Lim Yin Foong: UK property hit by tax hike, mortgage drought

BRITISH PROPERTY INVESTORS who managed to hang on to their assets during the worst credit crunch and economic slump in a generation are about to be dealt another blow by the country‚Äôs new government. As part of urgent efforts to … Continue reading

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