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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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At first glance this week’s housing market news makes for pleasant reading, house prices up, mortgage approvals up, mortgage rates down, another housebuilder returning the furlough funds it had received and one building more homes and buying more land. However, once passed the headlines is this good news hiding the emergence of a two-speed housing market comprising the COVID rich (the haves) and the COVID poor (the have nots) and would a two-speed housing market be a good or a bad thing? Read more
The Twindig Housing Market Index increased by 2.1% this week to 73.3 its highest level since 6 March 2020. Read more
The Twindig Housing Market Index increased by 0.7 points (+0.9%) this week to 71.8 its highest level since 6 March 2020. Read more
The Balance of market news was positive this week. Persimmon, one of the UK’s largest housebuilders published a robust set of first-half results and was confident about its prospects for the second half. HMRC housing transaction data showed that housing transactions have now been increasing for three months in a row. Read more
The Twindig Housing Market Index came in at 71.1 this week broadly unchanged from last week’s 71.2. Housing market news flow last week was consistent with that from the week before: July saw high levels of housing market activity but ... Read more
This week we had results from Skipton Building Society and its estate agency Connells, a trading update from national housebuilder Bellway, the July RICS UK Residential Market Survey and a report from the Resolution Foundation explaining why house price falls and the Stamp Duty Holiday are bad for first-time buyers. Read more
Our Housing Market index rose by 6.3% to its highest level (71.2) since 13 March 2020 as both estate agents and property portals reported high levels of housing market activity in both June and July. Read more
This week we have had newsflow from estate agents (good news), Halifax House Price Index (very good news) property portals (Excellent news), the Bank of England (better than expected news), The Motor Industry (glass half full but worried about leaks) and lenders (batten down the hatches). Overall, the news was more positive than we expected... Read more
The index tracks investor sentiment towards the UK housing market. The Twindig HMI fell from 69.0 to 66.9 last week, a fall of 3.0%. The main driver of the fall was ... Read more
A fascinating week with plenty of UK housing market newsflow, however, some of the news was positive and some of it negative... Read more