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Tribunal warns that the Government acted illegally by denying public participation

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Country idyll under threat - and residents fear Tory cronyism could be at work

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UK house asking prices leap by 5.5 per cent in a year

There is more upbeat news for the property market today as the UK’s largest survey of asking prices reveals they have climbed 5.5 per cent in the last year.

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Run of upbeat economic news could be continued by surprise revision on growth
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Beware of the bubble as home prices climb

Don't panic and rush to buy just because you're told prices are rising

Chelsea tops property Premier League

If the Premier League was based on average house prices, Chelsea and Fulham would be joint champions, Arsenal and Tottenham would take the remaining Champions League places, and West Bromwich Albion, Hull City and Stoke City would be relegated.

The number of mortgages approved by banks to home buyers soared to a 17-month high in June

Loans to first-time house buyers at highest level since 2007

The number of buyers climbing onto the property ladder for the first time is at its highest level since the financial crash in 2007, figures revealed today.

Homeowners at risk from rogue operators

Dirty tricks are being employed to maximise sale commissions

The number of buy-to-let mortgages hits five-year high

Boom in buy-to-let mortgages could lead to unsustainable house price bubble

Mortgage availability at a five-year high as amount lent topped £5bn in second quarter of 2013

'Very modest' house purchases now hit with high-level stamp duty

One in four homebuyers now made to pay at least £7,500 to Treasury

Low savings rates make help harder for parents

Returns from cash savings are crushing parents' hopes of helping their children to get a foot on the housing ladder, as interest rates are outstripped by house prices over the long term.

Average UK home is now worth £170,825 as house prices continue to rise

UK house prices increased by 0.8% in July and were 3.9% higher than July 2012, according to Nationwide

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