This article is more than 7 months old UK house prices climb but outlook for market ‘extremely uncertain’

Average UK house prices defied expectations and continued to climb last month despite the phasing out of the government’s stamp duty holiday at the end of September. The continued increases mean that the price of an average home in the UK has risen above £250,000 for the first time on the building [...]

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House prices will keep rising but estate agents say a shortage of homes for sale is hitting the market despite the stamp duty holiday extension

A shortfall in the number of homes coming up for sale remains a major stumbling block for the housing market, economists at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors have warned. While the Chancellor’s Budget measures, including the extension of the stamp duty holiday until the end of June, will give [...]

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