Sellers hoping for a Boris bounce raise property asking prices by £7k

Home sellers backing a Boris bounce raise asking prices by £6,785 in the biggest ever New Year rise, but experts warn against over-pricing Rightmove said average asking price jumped 2.3% to £306,810 in past month  Property market activity is up substantially on last year’s weak New Year  Sellers should be careful not to get carried … Read more

House prices up 4% in 2019 after a £4k December bounce, says Halifax

House prices bounced £4,000 in December to deliver a 4% rise in 2019, but Halifax forecasts only ‘modest’ gains for the year ahead Halifax said average house price rose £9,000 to £238,963 in 2019 But bank’s house price figures have consistently outstripped rival reports Nationwide last week reported house price inflation of 1.4% for 2019 … Read more