February 2016 Property Trends Infographic

Rightmove’s February House Price Index revealed that prices and demand are at an all-time high as the year of the first-time buyer kicks in.  
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January 2016 Property Trends Infographic

Rightmove’s January House Price Index revealed that the price of property coming to market is up 0.5% (+£1,509), the second highest Christmas/New Year period rise since 2007.
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December Property Trends

Rightmove’s December House Price Index revealed the strongest December since 2006 as Rightmove forecasts 6% rise next year.  
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Where have all the houses gone?

Over the last 30 years the way in which we live has changed and this has had an impact on how the country’s housing stock is used. With more one person dwellings becoming more common, higher mobility meaning more demand for rental properties, and land becoming less and less easy to get hold of, there are a host of reasons why demand is up but why can’t we seem to build as many homes as we used to? The UK government has consistently failed to hit it’s home building target for nearly 10 years and this infographic from Inside Housing (https://jobs.insidehousing.co.uk/) explores some of the reasons why that is.
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First-time Buyer Prices Surged 10% in nearly a year!

Rightmove’s October House Price Index reported that first-time buyer prices surged nearly 10% in a year.

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August property trends infographic

Rightmove’s August House Price Index reported the strongest August market since credit crunch as sellers stay away.
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July property trends infographic

Rightmove’s July House Price Index reported that the the biggest gap between demand and supply is in the first-time buyer sector.
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How Does Housing in European Capitals Compare to London?

There’s no denying that living in London can be costly, and generally more expensive than other parts of the UK, but have you ever wondered how it compares to other European capitals? According to HomeLet, the average price of rent in Central London is said to be about £1,390 a month, which is fairly expensive by anybody’s standard; however this isn’t necessarily representative of prices around the continent. The latest infographic from housesimple.com compares the cost of living in London with five other European capitals: Berlin, Madrid, Paris, Rome and Stockholm. Looking at the price of properties, rates of homelessness and rent prices for example, the affordability of London (or lack of) compared with other European capitals may surprise you!
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Time is money: An animated infographic showing the top three economies throughout history

This is a really interesting 1 minute video about the top economies throughout history. Chinas economy now ranks as the world’s biggest in purchasing-power-parity terms. But it is merely regaining a title that it has held for much of recorded history, as our video shows. The brief interlude in which America overshadowed it is now over. Source - The Economist
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May property trends infographic

Rightmove’s May House Price Index reported a pre-election drop of 0.1% (-£242) on price of property coming to market, the first fall in May since the last general election in 2010 and a big contrast with May 2014’s +2.1% increase.  
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Average property property asking price up by 1.6%

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