House prices rise at fastest rate for 3 months
Mortgage lender Nationwide has indicated that house prices in August rose at the fastest annual pace in three months, with prices rising 0.6% year-on-year. This upturn in pace is contributing to the widespread sentiment that the housing market is beginning to perform particularly strongly once more.
How has Brexit created opportunity in the property market?
Data released from Rightmove has shown that agreed house sales last month rose 6.1% from the same point last year, with every single region showing improvement. Considering the current climate of Brexit, could this upsurge in the property market actually be attributed to the relative political instability, rather than in spite of it?
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