News

HOUSE PRICE INFLATION HITS 10.5%

The annual rate of UK house price inflation has hit double figures for the first time since June 2007, according to the Nationwide. The building society said that house prices in the UK had risen by 10.5% in the year to the end of April. Prices rose by 1% in April to push the...

HOUSE SALES SEE SPRING BOUNCE

House sales in the UK are continuing to revive after their post-Christmas slump, figures have suggested. HM Revenue & Customs said sales rose by 13,000 in March from February to 72,000, a jump of 22%. The level of sales was also 24% higher than in March last year, when the...