Households across the UK perceive that the value of their home rose in May, according to the latest House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Knight Frank and Markit Economics.
At a glance: House prices rose by 0.2% in April, taking the annual average rise in prices across the UK to 4.9% Prime central London prices remained unchanged in April, with an annual growth rate of 0.5% Average UK rents up 2.6% on the year in March, and 3.7% in London Read the Residential Market Update in full.
Since the financial crisis there has been a growing trend towards living within thriving towns and cities other than London.
Reserve Bank of Australia reduces official cash rate while major lending institutions tighten requirements for foreign purchasers.
For the first time in a year, on 3 May 2016, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) reduced the official cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75%.
Despite vast capital growth in Sydney and Melbourne prime residential markets over the seven-year period to December 2015; overall the broader mainstream markets have significantly outperformed.
In March, residential sales volume increased by 45% month-on-month from the lowest level in 25 years, reaching 17,106, according to the Land Registry.
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Hampstead is home to the highest number of blue plaques in London, according to exclusive data provided to Knight Frank by English Heritage.