Category: Finance

Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.      

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Somewhere in the middle

Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.

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First-time movers

We’re comfortable talking about first time buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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Second step buyers

Money expert uSwitch are urging homeowners to plan ahead when preparing to purchase their next home due to variations in the value of different property types.

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One million more 21-34 year olds set to live at home with mum and dad over the next decade

According to Aviva more young people than ever are likely to stay living with their parents during the next 10 years.

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Could buyers soon see the back of ‘Gazumping’?

It has emerged in recent weeks that the government could soon look to ban ‘Gazumping’. A fundamental move which will prevent millions of house sales falling through each year, and avoiding the disappointment faced by buyers.

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100% Family Springboard Mortage launched

Earlier this month we saw the return of the 100% mortgage, launched by Barclays and aimed at first time buyers struggling to raise cash deposits.

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Flipping Homes

How can we make better use of the homes we already have? Buying a home to do up and sell on, is of course, driven by the underlying desire to make a profit, but there are also big benefits for … Continue reading

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