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UK Property Sales Rise by 14% in 2014

Mortgage lenders have predicted fewer house sales in 2015 compared to the 1.22 million properties that were sold in 2014.

29 Jan 15 Read More

House Price Rise Leads to More for Sale

At the end of 2014, the amount of houses put on the market rose by almost a third as their owners pursued the lucrative rewards offered up by the almost record price rise for property in the UK.

28 Jan 15 Read More

Nationwide Introduces Market’s Lowest 10-Year Fix

Nationwide has introduced the lowest 10-year fixed rate mortgage available on the market, in a bid to undercut Barclays. The decision to rejuvenate their 10-year fix has come after Barclays launched a 2.99% deal earlier this month.

22 Jan 15 Read More

Bank of England’s MPC United on Holding Interest Rates

The Bank of England have agreed to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5%. This came after a retreat by two members of the Bank's flagship Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale, who had originally been calling for a rise since August 2014.

21 Jan 15 Read More

Council of Mortgages data reveals mortgage approvals fell in November in prolonged winter slump

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have reported a 12.4% reduction in the number mortgages issued to people buying a home in November 2014.

16 Jan 15 Read More

RICS latest report shows UK house price growth continues to fall – London’s sellers reluctant to engage in the market

UK house price growth dropped to its lowest level in December since May 2013 as buyers continue to show reluctance to engage with the market, with 36% more surveyors reporting property price falls in London.

16 Jan 15 Read More

CEBR: UK House Prices Set to Fall in 2015

The Centre for Economics and Business Research has claimed that a combination of factors including higher interest rates, the impending general election in May and fewer foreign property buyers will cause a turnaround in the progress of the housing prices across the country.

8 Jan 15 Read More

2014 saw highest level of first time buyers since 2007, according to Halifax

Halifax, one of the UK’s biggest lenders, has announced that the amount of first time property buyers rose by 22% in 2014.

7 Jan 15 Read More

Fixed-rate mortgage deals reach record lows in the New Year as Lenders seek to make up for lost time

Fixed-rate mortgage offerings are more attractive than ever as the price war amongst high street lenders subsists into 2015, and the sense of competition amongst rivals remains as fiery as ever.

5 Jan 15 Read More

Homes sold falls below 100,000 for November, as London homes continue to plummet in value

Households living off the lowest wage packets are taxed a higher percentage of their income than those in any other income group, highlighting the lopsided nature of Britain’s tax system.

23 Dec 14 Read More

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