I don’t! The first-time buyers who put off getting married so they can save for a deposit


I don’t! The first-time buyers who put off getting married so they can save for a deposit

Home buyers are cutting back on household spending as well as luxuries, with some putting off getting married or starting a family so they can save for a deposit... read more

Published 14th September 2017

House prices still edging upwards according to Halifax index


House prices still edging upwards according to Halifax index

House prices in June, July and August were a tiny 0.1 per cent higher than in the previous three months according to new figures from the Halifax - but they were 2.6 per cent higher than a year ago.“The annual rate of growth increased from 2... read more

Published 12th September 2017

Brexit is not a consideration for majority of home movers


Brexit is not a consideration for majority of home movers

New research has revealed that Britain's impending exit from the European Union is not a consideration for 71% of consumers... read more

Published 8th September 2017

Parents willing to spend 12% extra to live in school catchment area


Parents willing to spend 12% extra to live in school catchment area

Parents are rejoicing as schools finally reopen after the long summer holidays, but research reveals how much extra families are willing to pay for a property to secure a place for their child... read more

Published 6th September 2017

Nottingham is one of the most affordable cities for first-time buyers


Nottingham is one of the most affordable cities for first-time buyers

Getting your foot on the first rung of the property ladder can seem like a daunting prospect at the best of times, more so when relatives tell you tales of property doom-and-gloom and stories of what they could afford in their day... read more

Published 1st September 2017

First time buyers should ponder more options, urges mortgage analyst


First time buyers should ponder more options, urges mortgage analyst

Independent financial service Moneyfacts says first time buyers who opt for a fixed rate deal might be better off if they chose a discounted variable rate deal.Moneyfacts says the current average fixed rate at 95 per cent loan-to-value is 0... read more

Published 31st August 2017

Home mover share of the housing market drops from two-thirds to half in ten years


Home mover share of the housing market drops from two-thirds to half in ten years

The proportion of home movers buying homes has dropped from just under two-thirds to 51% in the past decade, figures show... read more

Published 21st August 2017

Two weeks to go before annual estate agency 'call chaos day'


Two weeks to go before annual estate agency 'call chaos day'

You might have thought the week after Christmas or the day after Easter would be when agents receive the most calls into the offices - but it is apparently the day after August Bank Holiday Monday - that means, a fortnight today... read more

Published 15th August 2017

Another index shows stronger-than-expected housing market


Another index shows stronger-than-expected housing market

Last week the Nationwide reported house prices rising unexpectedly in July - now the Halifax has done the same, reporting a 0.4 per cent rise last month after a drop of 0.9 per cent in June... read more

Published 8th August 2017

Buyer sentiment picks up across UK to highest in five years, claim


Buyer sentiment picks up across UK to highest in five years, claim

Buyer sentiment improved in the second quarter, Strutt & Parker figures show, as the Brexit and Stamp Duty vote pushed prices lower... read more

Published 2nd August 2017