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The “race for space” that became characteristic of the property market during the Covid pandemic could be starting to slow, according to Halifax.

PUBLISHED BY THE GAURDIAN ON LINE 7TH DECEMBER 2021 As people shunned city centre work and life during lockdowns, and the government introduced a stamp duty holiday, demand for country living – or at least a spare room – grew. But in its latest snapshot of the housing market, the mortgage lender said there were signs this trend...

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Rightmove and Zoopla listings soar as people pre-book house viewings

 May 13, 2020 UK Housing Market Over the past few weeks, there has been a surge in new properties listed for sale as well as plans for future viewings. Now with news of a housing market revival, this trend is likely to keep climbing. Property listings on Rightmove and Zoopla hit an all-time low between 1st and 17th April, with just 47 new listings coming to market. This is according to figures compiled by Brief Your Market loo...

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UK rental market bounces back with predictions of surge on the way

Published online 23rd April 2020 by Eleanor Harvey of BuyAssociation   The UK is still in lockdown, but the country’s rental accommodation is still in demand. Here’s what’s been happening in the UK rental market. Both tenants and landlords alike will be keen to know what the future holds in the country’s rental market. Due to COVID-19, the UK’s lockdown is expected to continue for several more weeks, if not longer. After this, it is unclear ...

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