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Over half of the Londoners who took part in a Zoopla survey admitted they were relying on their parents’ wealth to get them on the property ladder or pay off their mortgage. The UK-based online estate agent found that seven in ten of those it spoke to planned to pay off their mortgage and move [...]
The housing market in the UK has got off to a slow in 2023 with demand for cheaper, smaller properties on the rise as recession fears continue to wobble the market, according to estate agent Zoopla. Zoopla’s house price index appeared to show that buyers were holding off from entering the market and were biding [...]
The cost of a mortgage is expected to grow by another £2,500 by the end of this year, in comparison with December 2021, according to property site Zoopla today. Economists anticipate “sharp” hikes to mortgage rates in the coming months, as the Bank of England seeks to tame spiralling inflation, which is already at 9.1 [...]
The UK is readying itself to record the busiest housing market since 2007 as the pandemic has made homeowners reconsider their living situations. Keen interest from buyers has sent house prices soaring, with the average value of a home now £240k, according to Zoopla’s House Price Index. The pandemic has compelled many to reconsider where [...]
The housing market is set to hit the highest level of sales since 2007, with 1.5m sales forecast for 2021. According to the Zoopla September House Price Index (HPI), combined market activity is set to amount to £473bn in transaction values this year. This is a £95bn hike on 2020. House price growth is currently [...]
The value of UK property has hit £9.2tn, four times the country’s GDP. This sum – which is more than four times the value of all companies listed in the FTSE 100 – has risen £1.6tn over the past five years. More than a third of that growth has been in the past year alone, [...]
Demand for homes in London has risen 14 per cent over the last month as Brits rush back to the office. Prospective Londoners appear keener to purchase homes rather than flats, with homes marking an increased demand of 25 per cent compared to a six per cent boost for flats. Average UK house prices have [...]
The total value of houses sold in the UK is set to reach £461bn this year, a 46 per cent jump on 2020, according to new data. Property website Zoopla predicts that the current housing market boom is likely to surge to its busiest rate for 14 years. The forecast comes after data last week [...]
A company planning Amazon-style home delivery for cars has won a further £25m in backing ahead of its launch later this year. Cazoo, the brainchild of Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman, got investments from DMG Ventures, Stride VC, Octopus Ventures and Entree Capital. Read more: Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman drives away with £30m funding for used [...]
The rapid rise of Uber among its consumer base is often commented on by those looking for an example of a game changing force within an industry. But it isn’t just the taxi app's innovative use of tech or lower price, it’s much more than that. It has literally transformed the landscape of the taxi [...]
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