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    Sitting on a gold mine: value of British homes soars by 20% in 5 years

    Nearly 12 million homes have increased in value by £49,000 or more since 2016. How much could your home be worth?

    Nearly 12 million homes have increased in value by £49,000 or more since 2016. How much co...

    Revealed: Britain’s most expensive streets

    Discover which addresses have made it into our top 10. Spoiler alert: a typical home on the most expensive street could set you back a cool £29.9m.

    Discover which addresses have made it into our top 10. Spoiler alert: a typical home on th...

    UK house prices hit record high

    The value of the average home has increased by £44 per day in the last 6 months alone.

    The value of the average home has increased by £44 per day in the last 6 months alone....

    What is the best value home?

    Wondering how far your budget could stretch? Find out which types of property and locations come up trumps when it comes to getting more bang for your buck.

    Wondering how far your budget could stretch? Find out which types of property and location...

    Rents outside London rise at fastest rate for 13 years

    The UK rental market is roaring ahead, with properties letting almost a week faster than in 2020, our research shows.

    The UK rental market is roaring ahead, with properties letting almost a week faster than i...

    Government to spend £8.6bn on 119,000 affordable homes

    The money will deliver nearly 120,000 new properties across England, some of which will be available to buy and others will be for rent.

    The money will deliver nearly 120,000 new properties across England, some of which will be...

    Low supply and high demand create a sellers' market

    There is a shortage of homes for sale, with the number of property listings dropping to the lowest levels since our records began.

    There is a shortage of homes for sale, with the number of property listings dropping to th...

    Record numbers use government's Help to Buy scheme

    More than 55,000 households used the government initiative to purchase a home in the past year.

    More than 55,000 households used the government initiative to purchase a home in the past ...

    Stamp duty payments soar 90% despite tax holiday

    The amount of tax paid by people buying a new home has nearly doubled compared to last year, despite more than half of buyers benefitting from the stamp duty holiday.

    The amount of tax paid by people buying a new home has nearly doubled compared to last yea...

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