Bank vote hints at interest rate rise in May


Bank vote hints at interest rate rise in May

The Bank of England has left the door open to raise UK interest rates in May after making no change this month, holding them steady at 0.5%... read more

Published 23rd March 2018

Beast from the East chills mortgage approvals, say valuers


Beast from the East chills mortgage approvals, say valuers

The cold weather brought by the “Beast from the East” in February also managed to cool mortgage approvals, surveyors claim.e.surv’s Mortgage Monitor estimates there were 66,364 home loans approved during February, 1.25% lower than January... read more

Published 20th March 2018

First-time buyers and home-movers bounce back, say mortgage lenders


First-time buyers and home-movers bounce back, say mortgage lenders

The mortgage market appears to have bounced back for first-time buyers and home movers at the start of this year... read more

Published 16th March 2018

Prices dip slightly but transactions suggest a robust market


Prices dip slightly but transactions suggest a robust market

House prices in the UK have suffered their first quarterly fall in almost a year - but strong transaction totals suggest the market remains robust. Prices fell 0.7 per cent in the three months between December and February, according to the Halifax... read more

Published 8th March 2018