Market Views

Bringing you expert insights on the UK property market

At Twindig, we’re all about giving you the knowledge you need to realise the potential in your property.

Here, you’ll find advice and insights from our resident property market analyst and consumer champion, Anthony Codling - all powered by our own data analysis.

Whether you’re a homeowner, a renter, a landlord, or you’re looking to sell or buy, these articles and podcasts will help you make informed decisions and stay up-to-date with the latest market developments.

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UK housing market: house prices scale new heights

UK house prices scaled new heights this week as the Land Registry reported record house prices in the UK and average house prices in London passed the £500,000 mark Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 24/01/2021
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Twindig Housing Market Index (HMI) - 23 Jan 21

The Twindig Housing Market Index fell by 1.9% to 87.6 this week. In a week when the Land Registry reported that UK house prices hit new highs in November 2020 and the HMRC reported that housing transactions in December 2020 were at the highest December level since 2006 Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 23/01/2021
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UK housing market: Fit and Strong no Stamp Duty Holiday required

This week saw some of the UK's largest housebuilders and estate agents issue their full-year trading updates. The underlying theme was 'what pandemic?' Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 17/01/2021
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Twindig Housing Market Index (HMI) - 15 Jan 21

The Twindig Housing Market Index fell by 1.2% to 89.3 this week, falling in the face of good news from both housebuilders and estate agents. Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 16/01/2021
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Are you a Stamp Duty Holiday Ender, Extender or Exterminator?

The Stamp Duty Holiday has divided opinion. Is this the new Brexit with extenders and enders replacing remainers and leavers? In this article, we look at the views of the Stamp Duty enders, extenders and exterminators and fact check the views of each with data. Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 14/01/2021
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Will the Stamp Duty Holiday be extended?

The COVID Stamp duty Holiday is set to end on 31 March 2021. Many are calling for an extension to the Stamp Duty Holiday. We think that an extension is very unlikely because the symptoms that led to the Stamp Duty Holiday (falling housing transactions and falling house prices) have gone away. Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 11/01/2021
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UK housing market: 2020 ended on a high and 2021 will be a fun ride

We may not have been able to celebrate Christmas as usual or welcomed in the new year with as much fizz as we'd hoped, but whilst we remained muted indoors the UK housing market finished 2020 with a bang and much celebration Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 10/01/2021
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Twindig Housing Market Index (HMI) - 9 Jan 21

Twindig Housing Market Index rose by 2.5% to 90.3 as the housing market year kicked off with good news Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 09/01/2021
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A property logbook could save you £15,000

If you are selling a home and you miss the Stamp Duty Holiday deadline, your buyer will be facing a Stamp Duty Bill which could increase by up to £15,000. Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 08/01/2021
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Should rising house prices trigger a rise in property taxes?

In this article, we look at the potential Capital Gains Tax revenues which could be raised from residential property sales Read more

Written by: Anthony Codling
Published: 05/01/2021
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Anthony Codling is Twindig’s CEO and Founder. Formerly a housing market analyst for City institutions including JP Morgan Cazenove, Oriel Securities and Jefferies, he’s a leading authority on the UK property market.