Economy

House price growth is the slowest it's been this year

House price growth is the slowest it's been this year

Nationwide said house prices grew by 0.3% this month.

 

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Grocery sales have fallen for the first time on record

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House prices fall as owners look to sell up before Christmas

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Rightmove said it expects the market to pick up in the New Year, despite cooling off since the summer.

 
 
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Real wages are rising - if you've got a career not a job

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Two charts that prove the housing market is cooling off

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