Prices in­crease for new buy­ers

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - East Kent Property - - MONEYLIVING -

The av­er­age first-time buyer faces pay­ing 7.4% more for a prop­erty than a year ago, fig­ures re­veal.

The typ­i­cal price paid for a home by some­one tak­ing their first step on the prop­erty lad­der in Novem­ber was £221,000, ac­cord­ing to Of­fice for Na­tional Sta­tis­tics (ONS) fig­ures.

The data cov­ers the whole of the UK.

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