Mortgage Demand Slips

Demand for mortgages continued to fall over August, according to the British Bankers’ Association, as the property market continues to cool down.

The third month of house price falls has confirmed, for many, that the property boom is finally at an end. Hometrack predicts that the market will stagnate or deflate modestly,…

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Prospective buyers in search of peace and privacy have been queuing up to enquire about Doocharn Island, an unspoilt loch island in County Fermanagh, Ireland.

With its own culture and language, and its spectacular scenery and warm climate, Cornwall feels a world away from the rest of England, and the current high prices are entirely…

Property prices and mortgage demand may be abating, but the strong economy and historically low borrowing costs will save the market from a crash, insists RICS

Property prices have stalled, as the usual autumn ‘pick-up’ failed to materialise, however, there is still no chance of a crash, insists

Stonehenge could be transformed into a site which is better for the environment and visitors alike, if planning permission is granted next year.

The premium added to the value of properties in the catchment areas of good primary schools has been quantified in the latest Nationwide report.

The Old Rectory, Northamptonshire £1.575m. Strutt & Parker (01858 433123).

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The development of 800,000 new homes could have a massive environmental impact unless considerations are incorporated into the plans early, the Environment Agency has warned.

1.7 million homes could drop in value by as much as 40 percent thanks to the risk of flooding, says a new report from RICS.

New to the market is Berkeley, a substantial marine property located in a popular seaside village on the Kent coast.

House price inflation increased in July, according to the latest government figures, with the Welsh and Northern English property markets showing the most strength.

New to the market is Firs Farm House, a well located and distinctively tall Georgian home with a large, grade II listed barn.

Country houses which are added to architecturally over the years can be wonderfully unique and fascinating homes; it is as if each addition has a story to tell of a…