Property blog

Parents paying £52,000 more on a home to secure a place at an outstanding state primary school

Parents paying £52,000 more on a home to secure a place at an outstanding state primary school

A new study reveals the asking price premium that parents will need to pay if they want to secure a place at an ‘outstanding’ state primary school.

Property news   |   April 4, 2017
Go to article
Rightmove’s 2016 property round-up

Rightmove’s 2016 property round-up

Rightmove’s 2016 property round-up: Highest asking price growth in Bath, homes sold fastest in South Ockendon and Manchester is most-searched for place

Property news   |   December 22, 2016
Go to article
Where is the happiest place to live?

Where is the happiest place to live?

Find out now with Rightmove’s Happy at Home Index!

Property news   |   August 16, 2016
Go to article
Asking prices hit record high despite looming EU vote

Asking prices hit record high despite looming EU vote

Housing market momentum pushes price of property coming to market up by 0.8% (+£2,320) to new high of £310,471.

Property news   |   June 20, 2016
Go to article
Buy-to-let feast leaves higher prices for first-time buyers

Buy-to-let feast leaves higher prices for first-time buyers

Modest May rise of 0.4% (+£1,118) in price of property coming to market in the last month masks nasty spring surprise for first-time buyers An 80% uplift in March transaction numbers* has left behind a property drought and price surge: 2% (+£11,298) monthly jump in price of typical first-time buyer properties Strong demand continues in […]

Property news   |   May 16, 2016
Go to article
Buy-to-let ignites chain reaction, driving prices to record high

Buy-to-let ignites chain reaction, driving prices to record high

The average price of property coming to market is at another all-time high, up by £3,843 to a new record of £307,033.

Property news   |   April 18, 2016
Go to article
Interest in buy-to-let drops by over a quarter as tax changes begin

Interest in buy-to-let drops by over a quarter as tax changes begin

Some buy-to-let investors took a break from looking for new properties in March as the new tax changes deadline loomed, new data from Rightmove reveals.

Property news   |   April 14, 2016
Go to article
£300,000 milestone passed as price of newly-marketed homes hits new high

£300,000 milestone passed as price of newly-marketed homes hits new high

As demand soars and supply remains tight, the average price of a property coming to market passes £300,000 for the first time...

Property news   |   March 21, 2016
Go to article