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Mortgage Approval Rate Highest for 6 Months

The Bank of England has released data showing that the number of mortgages being approved in Britain during February 2015 was the highest it had been in six months.

31 Mar 15 Read More

Average Price for UK Home Nearing Peak

In a report conducted by Rightmove, it has been revealed that the average price for a home in the United Kingdom is just £30 short of the all-time record amount.

19 Mar 15 Read More

Halifax: House Prices Fall in February 0.3%

Halifax have reported a fall of 0.3% in house prices in February meaning that the average house price in Britain is currently at £192,372. This is the first drop in house prices since October 2014 and is a month after the 1.9% rise seen in January.

6 Mar 15 Read More

First Time Buyers Finding Their Feet in Property Market

The number of first time buyers relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad for support has dropped significantly according to new research released today.

5 Mar 15 Read More

Scheme Gives First-time Home Buyers 20% Discount

Government’s new “starter homes” plan, allows people under 40 who are looking to purchase a home for the first time to get up to 20% off the original price.

2 Mar 15 Read More

Homeownership Falls to Lowest Level for 29 Years

The Department for Communities and Local Government has released data from the English Housing Survey revealing that of the 22.6 million households in England during 2013/14, 63% of them were occupied by the owners.

2 Mar 15 Read More

Homeowners Hurry to Remortgage on Lower Fixed Rates

Recently released data reveals homeowners are switching to record low fixed mortgage rates in a bid to take advantage of the ongoing price war between lenders and the increased equity available on their homes.

25 Feb 15 Read More

Confidence in Housing Market Reaches Three Year High

Almost a quarter (24%) of people plan to change their current property either by extending or carrying out home improvements. A further 14% said they want to sell their house in the coming year.

24 Feb 15 Read More

Yorkshire Building Society Deepens Mortgage Price War

The Yorkshire Building Society is the latest to join in with the mortgage rate price war, introducing its best product yet with a two-year fixed deal at 1.18%.

24 Feb 15 Read More

New Lending Regulations Prevent Remortgaging Say Banks

The announcement that the amount of re-mortgage deals have dropped by 6% has led some experts to accuse lenders of distorting the rules in order to prevent customers getting better prices.

24 Feb 15 Read More

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