Nine things you need to remember when you move house


Nine things you need to remember when you move house

You’ve got the keys, you’re finally in, and now you have a long list of things you need to change... read more

Published 14th November 2019

Flying the nest - average age of first-time buyer revealed


Flying the nest - average age of first-time buyer revealed

The average age of a first-time buyer in the UK is 27, according to research from Nested.com.The online estate agency says that Edinburgh is the UK city with the oldest first-time buyers, typically aged 30... read more

Published 14th October 2019

This is what home buyers are looking for in a 'forever home' - and when they think they'll buy it


This is what home buyers are looking for in a 'forever home' - and when they think they'll buy it

Don't underestimate the draw of a gardenSo, with the theme so close to our hearts, just how many of us have actually found our forever home and it you haven't yet, by what age do you think you'll be living the dream?Research from the Nottingham Build... read more

Published 11th October 2019

Growth continues in UK mortgage market, including buy to let


Growth continues in UK mortgage market, including buy to let

Mortgage market growth in the UK is continuing with the number of first time buyer mortgages completed in July up by 5.8% compared to the same month in 2018, the latest industry figures show... read more

Published 19th September 2019

Phil Spencer reveals his top tip to boost the value of your home by £5000


Phil Spencer reveals his top tip to boost the value of your home by £5000

Never underestimate the importance of kerb appealIf you’re looking to sell your house it’s a given that you are hoping to get the highest fee possible for it... read more

Published 11th September 2019

Stamp Duty relief and mortgage availability ‘boosting first-time buyer purchasing power’


Stamp Duty relief and mortgage availability ‘boosting first-time buyer purchasing power’

First-time buyers are set to be the largest buying group this year.Research by Zoopla found that first-time buyers are using their wider ‘purchasing power’ from longer mortgage terms and Stamp Duty relief to buy larger homes... read more

Published 6th September 2019

Typical Mum and Dad now fork out £24,100 towards offspring’s new home


Typical Mum and Dad now fork out £24,100 towards offspring’s new home

The Bank of Mum and Dad is now officially one of the 10 biggest mortgage lenders according to data from Legal & General... read more

Published 4th September 2019

First time buyers may get discounts if they buy locally, government says


First time buyers may get discounts if they buy locally, government says

The Housing Secretary says he wants to make home ownership more affordable for first time buyers - which could mean discounts if they live close to the property they buy... read more

Published 30th August 2019

Homes sell for 96 per cent of asking price in England and Wales


Homes sell for 96 per cent of asking price in England and Wales

Sellers across England and Wales achieve an average 95.94 per cent of their asking price according to research from estate agency comparison website GetAgent... read more

Published 6th August 2019

Moving on! 6,500 moves expected on Friday 30th August


Moving on! 6,500 moves expected on Friday 30th August

Research by The Homeowners Alliance based on figures from the Government's English Housing Survey, say it is this year’s most popular day to move... read more

Published 31st July 2019