First-time buyers and home movers get pre-summer lending boost


First-time buyers and home movers get pre-summer lending boost

The mortgage market experienced a pre-summer boost in May as lending to first-time buyers and home movers increased, figures suggest... read more

Published 20th July 2018

Mortgage deals for landlords reach record high despite buy-to-let crackdown


Mortgage deals for landlords reach record high despite buy-to-let crackdown

The number of buy-to-let deals available for first-time landlords has reached a record high, despite recent tax and regulatory upheaval... read more

Published 11th July 2018

Second steppers join queue for Bank of Mum & Dad as more struggle to move up the property ladder


Second steppers join queue for Bank of Mum & Dad as more struggle to move up the property ladder

It’s not just first-time buyers turning to the Bank of Mum & Dad to get on the property ladder.Second steppers are the latest customers and require on average £25,000 to help fund their next move... read more

Published 6th July 2018

Mini-revival for mortgage market as home purchase approvals increase for first time in two months


Mini-revival for mortgage market as home purchase approvals increase for first time in two months

The mortgage market staged a slight comeback in May with approvals for both home purchase and remortgages increasing, Bank of England data shows.Both types of lending had experienced falls in April.Approvals for new home loans increased by 2... read more

Published 2nd July 2018

What is a Help to Buy ISA and should you get one?


What is a Help to Buy ISA and should you get one?

10 pros and cons of the Help to Buy ISASo, you've heard about the Help to Buy ISA but just what is it and should you buy into the scheme?If you are thinking about buying a house in the future then you'll probably know that you'll have to have a good ... read more

Published 19th June 2018

Government urged to review first-time buyer Stamp Duty relief as fewer homes are set to benefit


Government urged to review first-time buyer Stamp Duty relief as fewer homes are set to benefit

Many of the key hotspots where first-time buyers have benefited from the Stamp Duty exemptions could disappear in the next decade if house prices continue to rise as they have been doing... read more

Published 14th June 2018

House prices still rising but market is softening, Halifax figures show


House prices still rising but market is softening, Halifax figures show

Prices grew at a faster than expected rate last month according to the Halifax House Price Index, which has reported a 1.5 per cent hike for May.In three months to May, house prices rose 1.9 per cent from the previous year, slower than the 2... read more

Published 12th June 2018

Sellers prefer to view agents’ pitches to sell their homes on a desktop, not a mobile


Sellers prefer to view agents’ pitches to sell their homes on a desktop, not a mobile

Home owners still prefer to use a desktop computer to make key decisions about which agent to choose to sell their property, a new study has found... read more

Published 7th June 2018

1st Calverton Rainbows - Best On Parade!


1st Calverton Rainbows - Best On Parade!

Jasmine Hunt, Full Time Property Consultant at Thomas James Calverton branch on Flatts Lane, was delighted to be an award winner at the Calverton Village Get Together on 20th May 2018............ read more

Published 23rd May 2018

Good news for borrowers as base rate remains unchanged


Good news for borrowers as base rate remains unchanged

The UK's base rate is unchanged at 0.5 percentThere was good news for borrowers today as the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee decides not to raise the base rate... read more

Published 11th May 2018