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UK House Prices Rise Least in a Year in a Sign of Slowdown

  • Rising interest rates and inflation are weighing on market
  • Buy-to-let investors have stepped up purchases recently
The housing market boomed during the pandemic and values continue to be underpinned by a shortage of homes.

The housing market boomed during the pandemic and values continue to be underpinned by a shortage of homes.

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UK house prices barely rose in July, an indication that the property market is cooling in response to the worsening cost of living crisis.