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    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...

    Whose house price have you snooped on?

    From family and friends, to colleagues and even ex-partners, we reveal whose house prices Brits secretly look up – and how you can track down yours.

    From family and friends, to colleagues and even ex-partners, we reveal whose house prices ...

    Demand for houses doubles as buyers search for more space

    Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a homeowner looking to move up the housing ladder, here’s how the surge in popularity for houses could impact you.

    Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a homeowner looking to move up the housing ladder, he...

    Property hotspots: top areas for long-term house price growth

    With UK house prices nearly tripling over the last two decades, how much could you have made on your home?

    With UK house prices nearly tripling over the last two decades, how much could you have ma...

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