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UK housing market had strong December

Latest figures show mortgage lending was up 23% compared with December 2014, with demand for property higher than expected in runup to Christmas. Mortgage lending fell in December, but was 23% higher than a year earlier, capping a busy six months in the housing market. Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lending (CML) show the […]

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UK:Conservative victory reignites London housing market

Overseas investors rushed back to the London housing market on Friday, after the Conservative election victory dispelled the gloom that had hung over them for months. Several estate agents who buy and sell multimillion pound houses reported their phones had begun to ring early on Friday morning with calls from wealthy people around the world […]