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UK house prices stagnate ahead of Brexit – Nationwide

FILE PHOTO: Estate agent’s signs hang from houses in the Selly Oak area of Birmingham, Britain September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose by just 0.1 percent in annual terms in January, their weakest increase Read more ›

UK mortgage lending slows in December – UK Finance

FILE PHOTO – Property sale signs are seen outside of a group of newly built houses in west London, Britain, November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British banks approved fewer mortgages last month than in November and Read more ›

UK mortgage approvals show first annual rise in 14 months – UK Finance

LONDON (Reuters) – A decline in the number of mortgages approved by British high-street banks flattened out last month, with the first year-on-year rise since September 2017, figures from industry group UK Finance showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Property sale Read more ›

UK house price growth edges off five-year low – Nationwide

FILE PHOTO: A couple view properties for sale in an estate agents window in London, Britain August 22, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British house price growth picked up slightly this month from October’s five-year low, but the Read more ›

House prices rise only slowly again in September – Nationwide

LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose only slowly again in September, extending their weak run since the 2016 Brexit vote, according to data published on Tuesday by mortgage lender Nationwide. FILE PHOTO: Terraced houses are seen in Primrose Hill, Read more ›

UK consumer lending growth slows to weakest since November 2015 – BoE

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers increased their borrowing at the weakest pace in nearly three years last month, and foreign holdings of British government debt fell by a record amount, Bank of England data showed on Thursday. People walk past Read more ›

UK house price rise slips back to five-year low – Nationwide

LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices grew by a weaker than expected 2.0 percent in August, mortgage lender Nationwide said, slipping back to a level last seen in June when prices rose at their slowest in five years. A residential Read more ›

UK mortgage approvals fall in July, credit growth slows – UK Finance

LONDON (Reuters) – British banks approved fewer mortgages last month, despite a boost from existing home-owners seeking to lock in cheaper interest rates ahead of the Bank of England’s rate rise in August, industry data showed on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Read more ›