However prices remain 4% below their 2007 peak
Nationwide Building Society
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Thursday 29 January 2009
House prices fell for the 15th month in a row during January, wiping a further £2,500 off the average cost of a home, figures showed today.
Thursday 22 January 2009
Mortgage lending slumped to its lowest level in seven-and-a-half years last month, as most banks and building societies continued to turn away customers with deposits of less than 25 per cent.
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Tuesday 06 January 2009
Sunday 07 December 2008
Friday 03 October 2008
David Cameron delighted the Conservative Party faithful during his conference speech in Birmingham on Wednesday by attacking that favourite target of Middle England: the petty bureaucratuic arbiters of "'elf and safety".
Thursday 28 August 2008
House prices are falling at their fastest rate for nearly 18 years as potential buyers stay away from the market, figures showed today.
Tuesday 19 August 2008
England's captain for tomorrow night's friendly against the Czech Republic – and more importantly the forthcoming World Cup qualification campaign – will be announced later today but yesterday one of the previous incumbents, Tony Adams, made it unequivocally clear who he would back to wear the armband.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Tuesday 17 June 2008
The number of new homes built in 2008 will be the lowest in any year since the end of the Second World War, the construction industry said yesterday, in the latest serious blow to Government housing targets.
Wednesday 04 June 2008
Britain's construction industry suffered its worst slowdown in more than a decade during May, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (Cips) said yesterday, as builders were hit by the slowing economy and a collapse in the housing sector.
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Friday 30 May 2008
When Caroline Flint, the Housing minister, wandered into a meeting with her briefing notes visible to photographers, most of the attention focused on her embarrassment and the fact that the Government was now planning on the basis house prices would fall this year. But the depth of Ms Flint's gloom attracted less comment.
Sunday 25 May 2008
Sunday 25 May 2008
One of the UK's biggest lenders, Nationwide building society, has reported a sharp drop in mortgage lending over the past 12 months – a further sign of the decline in the housing market.
Sunday 11 May 2008
A group representing mortgage brokers has complained to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) that lenders are increasingly offering new deals only to customers who go to them direct.
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