121,500 first time buyers since stamp duty cut, claims government


121,500 first time buyers since stamp duty cut, claims government

A government announcement this morning claims 121,500 first time buyers have taken advantage of the stamp duty cut introduced at the November Budget... read more

Published 31st July 2018

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