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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

August house prices drop by smallest amount since 2007 as fewer homes go up for sale

House prices fell by just 0.8% from July to August this year according to figures from Rightmove, spelling disappointment for the several hopeful homebuyers looking to take advantage of what is usually a sharp drop in prices during the summer months.

19 Aug 15 Read More

Homes Shortage And Increased Demand Speeds Up Price Rises

The most recent reports from surveyors across the country have stated that House prices rose at a quicker rate in July - largely down to an increase in the amount of people wanting to buy new property and a decrease in the amount of properties that are for sale.

13 Aug 15 Read More

Millennials Determined to Possess Their Own Home Despite Living in the Age Of Generation Rent

Millennials are living in an age, described as ‘Generation Rent’, where buying a property is proving to be a struggle. The current situation for first-time buyers is tricky because the growth in house prices is rising steadily across the UK, making saving up for a deposit extremely difficult.

13 Aug 15 Read More

Customers Rush To Remortgage Before Interest Rates Go Up

The amount of people that are remortgaging their homes has risen by 30% in June as home owners try to take advantage of interest rates before they go up.

13 Aug 15 Read More

Rising Costs Cause First-Time Home Owners to Put Off Moving Up the Property Ladder

A recent report from Lloyds Bank has shown that the number of first home owners moving up the property ladder is falling thanks to the immense costs involved in doing so.

11 Aug 15 Read More

RBS Boss Calls For "Teaser" Rates To Be Stopped

The head of bank operations for RBS and Natwest, Les Matheson, has publicly declared that he wants the financial regulator to do more to combat the multitude of so-called "teaser" rates that are being offered by banks.

6 Aug 15 Read More

Rise In UK House Prices Speeding Up

Nationwide have announced that house prices in the UK are now rising at a faster rate than they were in July last year. Their recent figures show an increase of 3.5% on the same period in 2014.

4 Aug 15 Read More

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