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Welcome to Hometrack’s press room. This is where you’ll find our latest press releases and market insights, plus details of media contacts.
Virgin Money has renewed its licence with property analytics business Hometrack, securing delivery of Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services for the next three years.
We've been shortlisted for a highly regarded industry award, in the category of Outsourcing and Partnership Initiative of the year.
Richard Donnell, Hometrack's Insight Director, explores three key themes for the UK housing market in 2018.
Santander has confirmed a three year extension to its valuation and risk services partnership with Hometrack, covering collateral risk management solutions including AVM modelling and ongoing portfolio valuations.
The era of Open Banking is well and truly upon us, and with customers now in control of their financial data we consider how this will affect the industry.
New International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS9) are due to come into force on 1st January 2018.
Hometrack has been appointed by Foundation Home Loans to provide Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services for its portfolio of Buy to Let (BTL) clients.
Hometrack has been appointed by TSB to be its provider and long-term partner for Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services.
HSBC extends long-standing relationship with Hometrack to deliver valuation and risk services for a twelfth consecutive year.
Hometrack launches an online platform for developers - providing independent, granular market insight for all development sites.
Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) today announces that it has agreed to acquire Hometrack.co.uk Limited (“Hometrack”), the UK’s leading provider of residential property market insights and analytics.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities Index reveals that in the three months to September house price inflation in London recorded the lowest quarterly growth for 20 months.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities Index reveals house price growth has fallen to 8.2% as the slowdown seen in cities across the south of England in recent months intensified in August.
London, Tuesday 13th September: Hometrack has been appointed by digital challenger bank, Atom, to provide a range of Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reveals a marked slowdown in house price growth over the last three months, led by a deceleration in London and other high value cities across the south of England.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reveals that annual house price inflation plateaued at 10.2% in June, the same level as May 2016, but still ahead of 6.9% growth seen in June 2015.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reveals that Bristol has become the first city outside of the South East to see house prices rise at a faster rate than London for more than six years (January 2010).
The latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reveals that city level house price growth is running at 10.4% compared to 6.6% twelve months ago when growth slowed in the face of uncertainty over the 2015 General Election.
The European AVM Alliance (EAA) and the European Mortgage Foundation (EMF) today have published a joint paper to provide for the first time a detailed overview of the key applications and features of Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) and the state of the industry in Europe.
The latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index reveals that city level house price inflation over the first three months of 2016 reached 4.2%, the highest rate of quarterly growth for 12 years as the normal seasonal increase in demand was boosted by demand from investors ahead of changes to stamp duty.
February saw a notable and unseasonal acceleration in house price growth across UK cities according to the latest Hometrack UK Cities House Price Index. Overall city level house price inflation increased to 11.0% up from 8.1% a year ago, the highest annual rate of growth for almost 18 months.
Hometrack, the residential property market specialist, have been announced as an ESTAS Partner for 2016.
Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index has recorded a further jump in the rate of house price growth to 11.4%, up from 10.2% the previous month and 8.9% twelve months ago. This represents the highest rate of growth for 15 months as demand increases in the face of constrained supply not least from property investors who accounted for 1 in 5 of all buyers in 2015.
Following recent trading updates from housebuilders, Alex Rose, Managing Director of Data Analytics at Hometrack, comments on the market.
Market headwinds creating clear, present and pressing market and policy risks
David Catt, Chief Operating Officer at Hometrack, comments on today's Bank of England data.
City level house price inflation is now running in double digits once again at 10.1% but transaction volumes for the year as a whole look set to be 5% lower as fewer homes come to the market for sale causing scarcity of supply
CSR looks to address problems with Starter Homes scheme - Hometrack analysis shows shared ownership ‘enfranchises’ 862,000 households into ownership in London
London, 20 November 2015 – Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index has recorded annual house price growth of 9.4% per annum, and looks set to reach 10% by the year end.
There are signs that the underlying rate of house price growth has peaked, as thirteen of the twenty cities tracked by the Hometrack Cities Index have registered a slower rate of growth post-election
Hometrack, the market leader in data and analysis to support critical decision making in residential property, has bolstered its expertise and experience within the home builder and local authority markets with a raft of new hires.
London, 25 September 2015 – The gap between house prices in London and other major regional cities is at its widest for 20 years, according Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index.
House prices are up by 4.3% over the last three months outstripping the 2.4% annual growth in average earnings… and there is room for further growth as nine of the twenty cities still have average prices that are lower than their 2007 peak
City level house price inflation is running at 8.4% per annum. Growth in the first half of 2015 was 6.3% and looks set to exceed 10% over 2015 as the recovery in house price spreads. Rising interest rates pose the greatest risk to the market with small increases likely to cool demand and reduce the rate of growth.
Oxford leads the Index of 20 cities in annual house price growth with an increase that is nearly 10 times greater than that exhibited by Liverpool at the bottom of the table. Hometrack attributes gains in southern cities to robust demand for housing underpinned by strong local economies.
The rate of house price inflation across UK cities has accelerated in the three months to April as record low mortgage rates support buying power and a scarcity of housing ensures prices keep on rising.
12 of the UK’s largest regional cities, including Glasgow (7.6%), Manchester (6.8%) and Leeds (6.6%) have registered higher price rises year on year than Central London. Some of the capital’s most valuable boroughs such as Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham (3.4% and 5.1%) have decelerated amidst political uncertainty, the threat of mansion tax and affordability pressures.
London, March 2015 – Hometrack has been appointed residential property data analysts to provide Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services to Virgin Money under a three-year licence.
Residential sales volumes increase by over a third in cities outside southern England while affordability hits price growth in high value cities
House prices have risen by as much as £144,000 in cities that bottomed out in 2009 but as affordability bites the growth story is elsewhere
Eleven cities grow and seven cities slow as disparity in house price inflation narrows
London lags behind five UK cities as the Capital’s house price growth drops by two-thirds in just three months.
Top 20 UK cities all registering annual house price growth of 5% or more for the first time in a decade as housing recovery spreads
From 24th October, we’re replacing the Hometrack House Price Survey with the new UK House Price City Index, tracking house prices across 20 UK cities, plus regions.
Edelman has been appointed by residential property data analysts Hometrack.
Hometrack, the leading supplier of AVM technology in UK and Australia has signed an agreement for the development and provision of an Automated Valuation Model (AVM) for the Italian market in partnership with CRIF, the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information.
HSBC has signed a three year licence with property analytics business Hometrack. Hometrack is to supply HSBC with an extensive range of Automated Valuation Model (AVM) risk services which will be implemented across the bank.
Hometrack has collaborated with the FT for new London rental market analysis.
Hometrack, the specialists in residential property insight, announced today the appointment of Charles Bryant as Chief Executive Officer.
Hometrack specialises in the analysis of residential property including affordability from national to local level. We are delighted to be collaborating with the BBC on the new online housing affordability calculator.
Hometrack, the property analytics business, announced today that it has secured a two year contract as the exclusive provider to Santander UK for ongoing automated valuation, risk and property analytics services.
Hometrack has won a contract to supply automated valuation and risk tools to specialist lender InterBay Commercial in support of its buy to let lending business.
Hometrack has won a three year contract to supply Nationwide with an extensive range of automated valuation and risk modelling services.
Hometrack is to supply A2Dominion, one of the country’s leading housing providers, with two of its foremost market intelligence products – SiteMAP and Local Housing Analytics System (LHAS).
Hometrack has won a two year contract to supply specialist lender Investec Bank plc with automated valuation tools for audit purposes on its Professional Mortgages proposition.
Promoting AVM consistency to drive greater transparency and more effective risk management for mortgage lenders, investors, raters and regulators.
UK city house price inflation is registering +1.7%. Glasgow leads on house price growth at +5.1%, the lowest growth rate...
Weaker market conditions mean cities house price inflation has slowed to 1.7%. As affordability pressures grow, London's...
House price inflation is currently sitting at +2.8% annually, with growth ranging from +6.8% in Leicester to +0.2% in Ca...
The 20-city index is registering house price inflation of 2.9%. Growth ranges from +6% in Leicester to -1.6% in Aberdeen...