Property news: Rise in number of million-pound house sales | Property | Life & Style

Figures from the Land Registry and the Registers of Scotland were used for the report. Here are the numbers of million-pound home sales in 2017 and the annual percentage change, according to Lloyds Bank Private Banking: London, 8,308, 1 per cent South East, 3,377, 12 per cent East of England, 1,208, 1 per cent South West, 676, 21 per centNorth West, 294, 46 per cent West Midlands, 198, 28 per cent Scotland, 158, 4 per cent Yorkshire and the Humber, 133, 60 per cent East Midlands, 72, minus 23 per cent North East, 27, 13 per cent Wales, 23, 10…

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Property UK:  Number of homes sold DROPS in March | Property | Life & Style

In a report issued by HMRC this morning, the overall numbers of homes sold in the UK in the first three months of this year, which totals 290,670, is down by just over five percent on the same period in 2017 when 307,550 properties were sold.  In fact, reviewing the data over the last few years, we would have to go as far back as 2015 to find a lower number of transactions for the first quarter of the year, when the total number of properties sold was 288,490. Comparing…

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