Property Reporter: Anna’s comments on the latest house price data from Halifax


House prices are up this month, according to the HalifaxHouse Price Index, reflecting the Boris bounce and a release both of pent-up demand and supply (see comment for my thoughts in ).

And there were 222,570 fewer landlords in the private rental sector in 2019 than in 2017 following recent regulatory changes. There’s now 2.58 million landlords in Great Britain, the lowest level in 7 years, according to Hamptons International.

There’s mixed views on whether this is good news or bad news – what do you think?

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