The impact of the pandemic on people’s lifestyles has driven stronger house price growth in areas surrounding most of Britain’s biggest cities, as buyers seek out more spacious homes in the suburbs, according to new research from Halifax.
Homeowners are being urged to prepare their properties for flash flooding as wet and windy weather continues to dampen summer sunshine.
Over the past year, the average house price of UK cities has grown by 10.3%, while average earnings for those living and working in cities rose just 2.1%.
The number of children who spend their cash on computer gaming has risen for three years in a row, and while sweets may still be the number one choice for their spending, gaming looks set to takeover, according to the latest Halifax Pocket Money Survey.
Halifax Home Insurance is helping customers make their homes greener through partnering with Ideavate Limited, the energy-saving tech provider.
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