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House Price Growth in London Increases Past 10%

The latest figures from Nationwide Building Society show that house prices in the Capital have grown by 10.6% in the last year – up from the previous quarter’s figure of 7.3%.

1 Oct 15 Read More

UK flat prices up by 60% over the last ten years

The Halifax have revealed that over the last ten years, flat prices in the UK have increased far beyond other property prices.

24 Sep 15 Read More

House Prices in the UK Reach Record High This Month

Online property service Rightmove reported that as of this September, house prices in the UK have gone up to reach record highs. The average house price is now at £294,834 after an average increase of £2,550 across the nation making prices now more than 6% higher than they were a year ago.

21 Sep 15 Read More

Low deposit mortgages are making a come-back

Mortgages with low deposits and very high loan-to-value ratios were ubiquitous on the UK market before the financial crash of 2007-08, after which their presence dwindled rather substantially.

15 Sep 15 Read More

Surveyors have warned that inflation on house prices could reach 6% this year

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has revised estimates it made earlier this year following accelerating prices and dwindling supplies of homes, now claiming that by the end of this year, it is likely that house price inflation will reach 6%.

14 Sep 15 Read More

UK’s First-Time Buyer Market Second Worse in Europe, Study Shows

According to the ING International Survey of Homes and Mortgages, 89% of people in the UK agree that the property market it is getting steadily more and more difficult for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder.

7 Sep 15 Read More

Interest-Only Mortgages Causing Trouble for Almost a Million Customers

934,000 homeowners with interest-only mortgages do not have a plan in place for how to pay off the final balance of their loan come the end of the term, according to Citizens Advice.

7 Sep 15 Read More

Lending For Mortgages Hits 7 Year High

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has released figures that show that mortgage lending in July was at the highest point that it has been since 2008.

26 Aug 15 Read More

Buying A House For First Time Will Save £670 a Year On Rent

Halifax have released figures for June that reveal how much the average first time buyer will have to pay each month in mortgage repayments compared to the average renter.

26 Aug 15 Read More

Halifax Introduce New Mobile Mortgage Check

Halifax have introduced a new ground-breaking tool that allows users to reach an "Agreement in Principle" on a house that they have recently viewed.

20 Aug 15 Read More

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