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Tag Archives: British house prices

Conservatives to raise property purchase tax for non-UK residents

LONDON: Foreign buyers of English properties will have to pay a levy of 3% of the purchase value under plans put forward by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives, aimed at deterring wealthy investors from driving up house prices. The plans form part of the Conservative Party’s campaign to win a ...

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British house prices rise slips back to five-year low

LONDON: British house prices grew by a weaker than expected 2.0 percent in August, mortgage lender Nationwide said, slipping back to a level last seen in June when prices rose at their slowest in five years. The slowdown is the latest sign of how the housing market has slowed since ...

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British house price growth slows in late 2017

LONDON: British house prices grew last year at their slowest pace since 2012 and in London they fell for the first time in a full year since 2009, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Thursday. Nationwide said it expected growth in British house prices to slow further to just 1 per ...

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UK house prices rise by more than expected in November

LONDON: British house prices rose by more than expected in November and for a fifth month in a row, mortgage lender Halifax said on Thursday. House prices rose 0.5 percent month-on-month after a 0.3 percent rise in October, Halifax said, topping the consensus in a Reuters poll of economists for ...

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Housing market in central England defies national average

LONDON: Swathes of central England are seeing a “mini-boom” in house price growth, which is rising at more than double the national average rate, according to an index. Northamptonshire, Derbyshire and Norfolk were identified by property website Rightmove as the “hottest markets”, with asking prices in these counties surging annually ...

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House prices suffer first fall since August – Halifax

LONDON: British house prices suffered their first fall in monthly terms since shortly after June’s Brexit vote, mortgage lender Halifax said on Tuesday, a latest sign of a slowing in the housing market. House prices fell 0.9 percent in January alone after a 1.6 percent surge in December. A Reuters ...

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