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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