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