House prices

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Taxpayers lost billions on MoD housing – so I can’t feel sorry for Terra Firma
Privatisation mania in the 1990s led to a disastrous deal with Guy Hands – ministers are right to try to rectify the situation

Nils Pratley

27, Jan, 2022 @7:48 PM

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Average UK first-time buyer is now older than 30, says Halifax
Average age is highest in London, at 33, as numbers rise at record rate despite surging house prices

Richard Partington

22, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Persimmon reports bumper year amid UK housing market boom
Housebuilder reports weekly sales up 20% on pre-Covid levels

Mark Sweney

13, Jan, 2022 @10:53 AM

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Escape to the country? The top 10 UK property searches in 2021
Rightmove’s most searched-for areas throws up some surprises – from a Welsh seaside town to the Isle of Man (and yes, London)

Rupert Jones

12, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Sort out housebuilding obstacles or miss target, Lords warn UK government
The 300,000 homes-a-year target at risk until labour shortages, policy confusion and lack of skilled planning staff are addressed, say peers

Phillip Inman

10, Jan, 2022 @5:59 AM

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UK house prices rise at fastest pace since 2007 but boom predicted to end
Halifax says price of average home hit record of £276,091 in December, up more than £24,000 over the year

Mark Sweney

07, Jan, 2022 @8:37 AM

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Biggest UK house price jump since 2006; Nikkei’s highest year-end close since 1989 – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

30, Dec, 2021 @4:50 PM

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London house prices may help explain Tories’ struggle to win young voters
Analysis: Lack of affordability for first-time buyers means last year’s stellar price rises are unlikely to be repeated

Larry Elliott Economics editor

30, Dec, 2021 @1:54 PM

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UK house prices in 2021 show fastest growth rate in 15 years
Housing market remained buoyant as people forced to spend more time at home looked for more space

Jasper Jolly

30, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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‘People seem to be looking for another way of living’: how Taunton became property hotspot
Growth in homeworking just one reason behind house price surge in Somerset’s county town

Steven Morris

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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House prices shoot up in UK towns as ‘race for space’ continues apace
Taunton, Somerset, records UK’s biggest average price hike as homeworking buyers spend lockdown savings

Hilary Osborne

30, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK house price growth set to slow in 2022, property experts say
National growth is forecast to drop from 10% to 3-5% as higher borrowing costs dampen demand

Julia Kollewe and Hilary Osborne

28, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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