House Prices

House Prices

Are property values rising or falling in your area? Which countries are most affordable? Get the best bang for your buck with fresh statistics and global market analysis.

UK prices rose 7% last year

Average residential property prices in the UK have increased by 7% from a year ago but they fell slightly in February, backing up the feeling that the market is slowing...

Construction rate low

The latest indications from the Federation Of Master Builders' State of Trade Survey for the third quarter of 2008 show that construction industry conditions remain gloomy with little sign of any improvement in the short term...

Indonesia’s property not heading towards a bubble

Indonesia’s property market is not heading towards a bubble, Jones Lang LaSalle has declared.

More wealthy foreigners buying property in France, survey suggests

More foreigners bought property in France in 2010 than they did in 2009, suggesting that the love affair with the country has returned as international buyers return to the market.

Flat broke? Try the £40,000 home

You may have assumed that snapping up a property in an expensive city for under £40,000 was an impossibility, but think again - Edinburgh Architect Andrew Stoane has designed a flat-pack home in a bid to make housing more affordable again - but, after the unpopularity of Ikea's flat pack ‘BoKlok' homes, will these fare any better?..

UK house price increase slows down

The increase in UK house prices has slowed down, according to the new figures from the Office for National Statistics.

November sales up 1.4pc year on year

The number of properties putting up “sold” boards has risen 1.4% in November 2011 compared to November 2010, says Agency Express.

Indian property market gets a boost

The Indian property market, which stagnated in many parts in the country after the boom from 2000 to 2008, looks poised for growth after the government announced some positives in its budget last week.

US foreclosures down in 62pc of metros

Foreclosures of US property fell in 62 per cent of the country's metros, according to the latest figures from RealtyTrac. The firm's Q3 report showed that foreclosure activity decreased from a year ago in 131 out of the nation's 212 metropolitan areas with a population of 200,000 or more.

Forty-fied market predictions

With much of England below freezing today and temperatures continuing to fall, the UK housing market seems to be following suit, with the Centre for Economics and Business Research predicting that prices could fall by 40 per cent from their peak in 2007 unless drastic action is taken now...
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