New mortgage lending dips by 10%

10.6% fewer homemover mortgages completed in November 2019 compared to the same month a year earlier – although the decline “reflects particularly strong home-purchase activity in November 2018”

UK house prices post 2.2% annual rise

Monthly movement of 0.4% between October and November compared with a fall of 0.4% at the same point in 2018; agents expecting ‘release of pent-up demand’ and for the market to return to ‘business-as-usual’