NUM­BERCRUNCH

The Daily Telegraph - Property - - Cover Story -

Es­ti­mated num­bers of peo­ple af­fected by mort­gage hikes: 1,000,000 (Source Coun­cil of Mort­gage Lenders)

Chances of a UK crash: 1 in 10 (Source: RICS)

Houses com­ing onto mar­ket in Lon­don: -24%; in coun­try re­gion: -6%; in UK: -15% (Source: Hamp­tons In­ter­na­tional)

Growth in prime Lon­don mar­ket in first half of 2007: 50% (Source: Sav­ills)

Av­er­age stan­dard vari­able rate in Au­gust: 7.69%, the high­est since 1998, when Bank of Eng­land base rates were a full per­cent­age point higher at 6.75% (Source: Bank of Eng­land)

Es­ti­mated size of UK sub-prime mar­ket: 5%-6%; in US: 10% (Source: Mer­rill Lynch)

US house-price fore­cast over next year: -5% to -10%; new­build house sales: -30% (Source: Cap­i­tal Eco­nomics)

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