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By Alex at Aboda, Nov 7 2019 10:20AM

Here's a snapshot overview of what is happening in the property markets for the East of England.


The average price of a home rose by 1.2% in August compared to a year ago, according to the official UK

house price index. This is the highest level of annual growth recorded since April.


Sales level in September were at their highest monthly level since August 2017 according to the

HMRC. 101,740 sales completed, up 2.3% year on year. Quarter on quarter sales volumes rose 1.8%.


At 0.3% growth in the UK economy in the three months to August was slightly higher than expected.

Analysts expect growth of 0.5% over quarter 3, and 1.3% over 2019, down slightly from 1.4% in 2018 and

1.9% in 2017


65,919 mortgages for house purchase were approved by the Bank of England in September, up

0.6% year-on-year and the highest September figure since 2016. Year to date mortgage approvals are up

1.1% on 2018.


Over the last 12 full months there have been 985 sales in Wisbech PE13 & PE14. This is a –12% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £181,138.


If you would like to know more about what is happening in our local property markets - feel free to get in touch. I'm always happy to help!


Alex Doggett - Owner - ABODA Fine Homes










By Alex at Aboda, Oct 10 2019 11:19AM

Here's a quick snapshot of what's been happening in our property market in the East of England:


House prices - The average price of a home rose by 0.7% in July compared to a year ago, according to the official UK house price index. Strongest growth is currently in Wales with prices rising by 4.2%.


Transactions - Confirming a small summer bounce, sales levels in August were 0.9% higher than a year earlier according to the HMRC. This is a significant turnaround from a -14.8% fall in July although momentum is not expected to be sustained into September.


If you would like a more detailed report of what's happening - please feel free to get in touch with ABODA Fine Homes - we are always happy to help!


Alex Doggett - Owner - ABODA Fine Homes



By Alex at Aboda, Sep 9 2019 09:09AM

Here's a quick snapshot of what's happening in property markets:


- Over the last 12 full months there have been 98,578 sales in the East of England. This is a –8% change on the previous 12 month period. The average sales price was £287,034.


- Property prices remained virtually static in June, the average price of a property £230,292 up just 0.7% on May. Year-on-year prices have risen by 0.9%.


- The HMRC report that transaction levels in July were 12.4% below the same month a year ago. It is worth pointing out that the June 2019 figure has just been revised from a 16.5% fall to a 4.7% fall. It is likely that the July fall is not as substantial as is being currently reported.


If you need advice about putting your property on the market, or your home is on the market and you're not getting anywhere...feel free to give me a call! I'm always happy to help!


Alex Doggett - Owner - ABODA Fine Homes




By Alex at Aboda, Aug 12 2019 12:00PM

Property prices remained virtually static in May, the average price of a property £229,431, up just 0.1% on

April. Year-on-year prices have risen by 1.2%


In the economy, wages rose 3.6% in the three months to May, the highest rate of growth since 2008 according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics. Wage growth continues to outstrip inflation, inflation in May 2.0%, down from 2.1% in April.


In June, the HMRC report that the number of properties sold was 16.5% lower than a year earlier.

Despite this fall, in the first half of 2019, sales levels were just 3.6% below the first half of 2018.


If you would like to know more about what is happening in the property market for our local area - please feel free to give me a call! I'm always happy to help!


Alex Doggett - Owner - ABODA Fine Homes



By Alex at Aboda, Jul 24 2019 08:37AM

In June, the HMRC report that the number of properties sold was 16.5% lower than a year earlier. Despite this fall, in the first half of 2019, sales levels were just 3.6% below the first half of 2018.


Nationally there were 7.8% fewer homes for sale in June compared to a year ago, according to Rightmove, with sales volumes 4.6% lower to date in 2019.


With demand levels starting to stabilise, the RICS expect some improvement in sales rates at the national level over the next 12 months.


The Bank of England report mortgage approvals and mortgage lending in May were up marginally on last year, however quarter on quarter the volume and value of lending has fallen.


Although buyer interest remains, at 62 days the average time to find a buyer in July is at its longest since July 2013, according to Rightmove.


If you would like to know more about what is happening in the property market for our local area - please feel free to give me a call! I'm always happy to help!


Alex Doggett - Owner - ABODA Fine Homes


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