Category: House Prices

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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New official House price index

Yesterday saw the launch of the new and improved UK House price index.    

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Londoners spend the highest proportion of their income on rent since 2007

According to Countrywide’s Monthly Lettings Index for May, the average cost of renting a one-bedroom home in Great Britain accounts for 48% of the post-tax income of an average young full-time worker.  This compares to 45% in 2007.  Rents have … Continue reading

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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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Property stock levels at 14 year low

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, the number of homes available to buy on the open market is currently the lowest it has been for 14 years.

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Halifax report the Fastest house price rise in 9 years

According to the Halifax, house prices increased by 9.5% during 2015, the most dramatic yearly increase since 2006.

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‘Pulling out all the stops’ for housebuilding

According to ministers the government is planning to do all it can to ensure the construction of 13,000 homes on public land.

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