Research for Mayor of London Sadiq Khan shows first time buyers in the capital are losing out to overseas investors acquiring property.
The rise in property values for the East of England are leading the market with new-build homes seeing a 32% price increase in the last year.
The lowest ever ten year fixed rate mortgage deal at 2.39% is launched by the Coventry Building Society after EU referendum.
The rate house prices are rising has slowed ahead of the EU Referendum with greater uncertainty expected from the Brexit vote.
There has been a 20% fall in demand for new-build homes and interest in the London housing market due to the EU Referendum.
Uncertainty created with Brexit could see house prices fall by 5% and decreasing swap rates may produce better mortgage deals.
Homeowners borrowed £8.2 billion for the month to April 2016 down £5.4 billion or 40% after a significant rise in mortgage activity last month.
The court of appeal rules against West Bromwich for raising tracker mortgage interest rates, in favour of the buy-to-let landlord customers.
Homeowners borrowed £13.8 billion in March an increase of £5.1 billion and the highest monthly amount since August 2007.