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New analysis by property website Zoopla has revealed that over a third (34%) of properties on the market have had their asking prices reduced, which is an increase of 2.5% since March.

A recent report by the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Constitution Committee has concluded that the country’s transition to the new Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) was ‘operationally successful’.

Recently released statistics from Registers of Scotland (RoS) have revealed that the value of residential property sales in 2015 exceeded £16.5 billion.

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The number of first-time buyers (FTB) in the property market reached an estimated 139,500 in the first six months of 2015, according to the latest Halifax First-Time Buyer Review.

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The latest official statistics from Registers of Scotland (RoS) have revealed a 13.3% increase in Scottish house prices in the fourth quarter of 2014-15 compared to the same period in the previous year.

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Houses prices in Scotland have reached their highest level since records began, according to official statistics from Registers of Scotland (RoS).

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More than a quarter (28%) of UK homeowners still consider the main property they grew up in as ‘home,’ according to new research.

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Combined purchases through the Help to Buy equity loan and mortgage guarantee schemes have accounted for just under 6% of houses bought in the last 15 months, according to recently published Treasury data.

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Halifax has recently published its House Price Index for the month of May, which shows a 2% rise in house prices in the latest three months (March 2014-May 2014) compared to the preceding three months (December 2013-February 2014).  

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The housing and mortgage markets look set to continue to show greater levels of activity in 2014, according to the latest forecasts from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

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In tandem with increasing demand from potential buyers, prices continued to grow in Scotland with 32% more respondents reporting rises rather than falls, according to the September 2013 RICS Residential Market Survey.

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A new scheme to help people get on the housing ladder has been unveiled by Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

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Just 2% of consumers fear that the housing market is overheating, the Building Societies Association's (BSA) Property Tracker report has revealed, but distinct signs of life are emerging.

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Britain's flats have increased in value by an average of £394 per month over the past decade, the largest increase in cash terms of any property type, according to latest research from Halifax.

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House prices in the last three months of 2013 (June-August) were 2.1% higher than in the preceding three months (March-May), according to the latest House Price Index from the Halifax. This was the same rate of increase that occurred in both June and July.

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A decade of Scottish land registration data is available for the first time, following the publication of the 10 Year Property Market Report by Registers of Scotland (RoS).

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Lending to first-time buyers, home movers and remortgagors all increased in May, with a particularly marked increase in lending to first-time buyers, according to the latest Regulated Mortgage Survey data published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

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According to the latest figures released from the Nationwide, the price of a typical home in the UK declined by 0.1% between March and April, but was 0.9% higher than April 2012. This means that the typical UK home is now worth £165,586.

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The annual expense of owning and running a house has increased by £179 over the past year, according to new research by Halifax. It now stands at £9,590, an increase of 1.9% on the previous year, but still less than the 2.7% rise in consumer prices over the same period.

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The number of first-time buyers reached its largest yearly total in five years, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). This shows that 216,200 first-time buyers became homeowners in 2012 - the first time the annual total has exceeded 200,000 since 2007.

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