Property news

Buying, selling or renting? Explore the latest property news, market updates and insightful analysis for the UK housing market with Zoopla's property experts.

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  2. UK house prices have fallen -0.3% in the last year, bringing the average house price to £263,900. Here’s whether house prices are rising or falling in your region, city and local area in March 2024.

  3. Mortgage rates are not expected to fall further this year, but rising wages are likely to improve affordability for buyers as house prices stay flat.

  4. House price falls slow to -0.3% and market activity improves with more sales, lower discounts and greater choice. Here’s the latest on the UK housing market from the Zoopla House Price Index for March 2023.

  5. The Bank Rate has remained unchanged for the fifth time in a row since it was raised from 5% to 5.25% in August 2023. Rate cuts aren’t expected until later in the year but mortgage costs have still been falling. 

  6. The average UK rent is now £1,223 after a +7.8% rise in the last year. Rents for new lets will rise more slowly this year, but only a major supply boost will help with rental affordability.