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    House prices jump by £10,000 in a year

    High demand from potential buyers and a shortage of homes for sale makes it the fastest-moving housing market for five years, our latest House Price Index report shows.

    High demand from potential buyers and a shortage of homes for sale makes it the fastest-mo...

    Garage conversions on the up: we reveal the most popular home improvements in the UK

    If successive lockdowns have had you reassessing your home and lifestyle, you’re not alone. We look at the home improvements that are in hot demand.

    If successive lockdowns have had you reassessing your home and lifestyle, you’re not alone...

    Q&A: ‘We think the housing market is on track for its busiest year since the global financial crisis’

    Our head of research, Gráinne Gilmore, looks at what has triggered the recent boom in housing market activity – and what the outlook is as the stamp duty holiday ends.

    Our head of research, Gráinne Gilmore, looks at what has triggered the recent boom in hous...

    Mortgage lending soars to record high

    The choice of mortgages available is on the rise as competition intensifies among lenders. Here’s what it could mean for you.

    The choice of mortgages available is on the rise as competition intensifies among lenders....

    More than half of homeowners live in homes that fail to meet their needs

    From pets buried in the garden to the draw of the local coffee shop or pub, our survey lifts the lid on what's stopping people from moving.

    From pets buried in the garden to the draw of the local coffee shop or pub, our survey lif...

    House prices rise at four times the rate of flats

    Hot property alert! The pandemic-led ‘search for space’ and shift to working from home has fuelled buyer demand for houses.

    Hot property alert! The pandemic-led ‘search for space’ and shift to working from home has...

    Renters return to city centres as lockdown restrictions ease

    The revival comes as offices start to reopen and rental affordability improves, particularly in London where it has hit a 10-year high.

    The revival comes as offices start to reopen and rental affordability improves, particular...

    Housing market on course for busiest year since global financial crisis

    The stamp duty holiday and the pandemic-led 'search for space' are set to lead to the highest level of homes changing hands for 14 years.

    The stamp duty holiday and the pandemic-led 'search for space' are set to lead to the high...

    How in-demand is your home?

    The reopening of schools in March coincided with a surge in house hunting. Find out where buyer interest has soared the most – and discover how sought-after your home could be.

    The reopening of schools in March coincided with a surge in house hunting. Find out where ...

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