The ten countries that have seen house prices rocket in a decade

The countries where property prices have rocketed the most over the past ten years have been revealed – and by how much house price inflation has outpaced wages to squeeze buyers.  Those fed up with Britain’s sky-high house prices that can make moving home unaffordable may be surprised to find the UK only coming in … Read more

Most money spent on homes in last 12 months since the financial crisis

The £275bn home buying spree: More money was spent buying property in England and Wales in the past year than in any since the financial crisis The last time spending on housing was so high was in November 2007  March saw highest monthly spend since 1995, beating the record by £8billion Higher house prices have … Read more

White House website notes '2020 marks the final holiday season for the Trump White House' 

White House has admitted to President Donald Trump’s defeat in the most unexpected way, noting on its website for Christmas tours that ‘2020 marks the final holiday season for the Trump White House.’

Halifax: House prices rocket 7.5% in a year to add £18,000 to average home

House prices rocket 7.5% in a year to add £18,000 to the cost of the average home, says Halifax, but is the lockdown mini-boom already slowing? Average house price reaches a new record high of £250,457, on Halifax index Property inflation at 7.5% is the highest it has been since mid-2016 October saw a monthly … Read more

House sales frenzy: Should you ever pay over the asking price?

Britain’s house buyers have seemingly gone bonkers as prices soar to record highs while the economic bad news keeps coming. Estate agents have claimed that some ‘frantic’ buyers are battling over spacious family homes, coastal boltholes and rural retreats. They say the Chancellor’s stamp duty holiday has ‘turbocharged’ a housing market that was already buoyant … Read more

House prices up £4,500 but Nationwide warns of a ‘false dawn’

House prices jumped £4,500 in July as lockdown buyers hit the market but Britain’s biggest building society warns of a ‘false dawn’ House prices bounced back in July, reports Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide said level of activity in the property market is better than expected But it warns ‘there is a risk this proves … Read more

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Tory MP Caroline Nokes joined social media users in questioning why people cannot get their eyebrows waxed when men can have their beards trimmed. Beauty salons, nail bars, tattoo and massage studios, body and skin piercing services, physical therapy businesses and spas will reopen from Monday. Updated Covid-19 secure guidance sets out the measures that those providing close … Read more