Tag: volumes

Rightmove: asking prices up 3%

Rightmove: asking prices up 3%

House sellers coming to market in February increased asking prices by 3.1%, compared with January, Rightmove reports. The typical home is currently for sale at £230,030 or 0.3% more than this time last year, but the bulk of vendors could face disappointment in today’s “three-tier” market. The property portal warns that lenders are focused on [...]

February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More
CBI: Retail sales volumes rise in April

CBI: Retail sales volumes rise in April

April 27, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Equity release holding steady

Equity release holding steady

The UK’s equity release market held steady in the final quarter of 2009, taking into account seasonal factors. According to industry body, Safe Home Income Plans (SHIP), volumes declined by 1.9% on the previous three months while the value of the average advance showed a 4% increase. With more homeowners seeking flexible deals, the number [...]

January 28, 2010 | 0 Comments More
New mortgage lending still nudging ahead

New mortgage lending still nudging ahead

Figures from the Bank of England show the value of mortgages approved for house purchases rising for the 11th consecutive month in October, to £8 billion. The total is up from £7.6 billion a month earlier and compares with a previous six month average of £6.7 billion. Volumes increased to 57,345, up from 56,205 in [...]

November 30, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Mortgage lending shows modest increase

Mortgage lending shows modest increase

Latest figures from the British Bankers’ Association show a “modest” increase in net mortgage lending. UK banks lent a net £2.6 billion in June, compared with £2.4 billion in May and a previous six month average of £3.1 billion. In terms of volumes, last month saw 35,235 loans approved for house purchases, up from 31,919 [...]

July 23, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Equity release values plummet 41%

Equity release values plummet 41%

Key Retirement Solutions has updated the equity release market with its latest monitor, showing that volumes are down for the second consecutive quarter. In the three months to the end of June, the number of new plans sold fell an annual 24% to 5,143. Furthermore, the property market downturn meant that the value of new [...]

July 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
New mortgage lending holds steady in January

New mortgage lending holds steady in January

Latest figures from the Bank of England show mortgage lending volumes for house purchases in January falling in line with a six month average of 31,000. However, net mortgage lending (gross lending with repayments and redemptions stripped out) rose by £690 million during the month, compared with £1.794 billion in December. The data suggests that [...]

March 2, 2009 | 0 Comments More