Housing market

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UK homeowners forced to settle for below asking price, Zoopla says
Property website data shows housing market is slowing, with 44% less demand for homes and sellers accepting 3% below asking price

Julia Kollewe

28, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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The Tories are tearing themselves apart over housing – but this is another crisis of their own making | John Harris
Twelve years of decaying public services mean any sensible conversation about much-needed new housing is impossible, says the Guardian columnist John Harris

John Harris

27, Nov, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Shares in big UK estate agent chain fall as housing market cools
Housebuilders also see share price falls as interest rate rises and cost of living crisis deter potential buyers

Joanna Partridge

25, Nov, 2022 @3:56 PM

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Demand for rental homes in UK up by 23% in a year, as rents hit record high
Competition among tenants for properties intensified by potential buyers delaying plans and lower supply of smaller homes

Julia Kollewe

25, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nationwide sets aside £108m for bad loans as borrowers face surging costs
Building society says it expects relatively few of its customers to default on repayments in cost of living crisis

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

18, Nov, 2022 @12:35 PM

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‘It could be years of limbo’: how UK interest rate rises have hit mortgages
People say they are unable to buy a home or taking on a second job to pay for their loan

Jedidajah Otte

17, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Exodus of first-time buyers puts brakes on UK housing market
Hike in mortgage costs after mini-budget cuts 20% off buyer demand in October

Jess Clark

14, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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UK house prices stall as mortgage rate rise fuels caution
The drop follows two years of growth, although property professionals recorded some regional variation

Joe Middleton

10, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Rising asset wealth and falling real wages ‘drive inequality in Britain’
Young people no longer able to rely on hard work to improve their living standards as they age, says IFS

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

09, Nov, 2022 @6:01 AM

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UK house prices fall after ‘significant shock’ of mini-budget
Halifax reports steepest monthly drop since February 2021 amid interest rate rises

Jasper Jolly

07, Nov, 2022 @9:53 AM

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How will the UK interest rate hike affect you?
From loans to mortgages, house prices to credit cards – all you need to know about the biggest rate rise since 1989

Rupert Jones

03, Nov, 2022 @1:49 PM

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UK house prices fall for first time in 15 months after Liz Truss mini-budget
Average price of a property drops to £268,282 in October as interest rate rises hit affordability

Julia Kollewe

01, Nov, 2022 @11:09 AM

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