House prices: Increase in June completions reflects steady spring sales numbers

On an adjusted basis, however, the figures dipped by just over five per cent between May and June. Whilst this mornings’ data highlights a dip in transaction numbers on June 2017, given current market circumstances todays figures would suggest that overall in the first half of this year, the total number of homes sold is only 4.5 per cent lower than for the first six months of 2017 with the overall number of homes sold so far this year at 586,530 versus 614,240 for the same period last year, when…

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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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UK House Prices:  February chills didn’t impact on sales  | Property | Life & Style

The figures show that, on a seasonally adjusted basis, 101,010 residential properties were sold last month, which is only a very slight reduction of 0.3 per cent on January when 101,350 homes were sold.   Looking at the year on year comparison, again there was only a small drop with 101,710 properties purchased in February 2017.  The data from HMRC is based on completed sales transactions across the entire UK residential market, therefore provides an evidence-based view of the market and current levels of housing activity which is why its results…

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