Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers


08 Oct 2021

Demand for property remains strong sending house prices higher

After the end of tapered stamp duty demand for property is historically high with low supply pushing house pieces to new highs.

06 Oct 2021

Homebuyers pay £40,000 more to live in the most efficient properties

Energy prices are rising and people pay a ‘green premium’ of £40,000 to live in the most efficient properties rather than less sustainable homes.

15 Sep 2021

Suburb prices rise faster than cities as buyers search for space

Demand for more space is driving house prices higher in the suburbs as the pandemic changes the lifestyles of city homeowners.

10 Sep 2021

Mortgage rates reduce further for those with the most equity

Lenders reduce rates as low as 0.84% for home movers and remortgage buyers with the most equity with more competition.

06 Aug 2021

Demand for homes falls 9pc as stamp duty holiday ends

As the initial stamp duty holiday ended in July the demand for property reduced by 9% but remains significantly up on normal market levels.

29 Jul 2021

Mortgage deals under 1pc increase with competition from lenders

The number of mortgage deals offering 1% interest or less has increased as lenders compete for new and existing borrowers.

21 Jul 2021

Savings during lockdown release you from your mortgage early

UK savings reached £200bn during lockdown and overpayments could reduce interest costs and clear your mortgage years earlier.

19 Jul 2021

High demand from buyers leaves 225,000 shortfall in homes for sale

Buyer demand in the first half of 2021 exceeded supply which has resulted in 225,000 fewer homes on the market and higher prices.

24 Jun 2021

House prices at record levels with lack of property choice for buyers

Supply of properties on the market and available to buyers is an all-time low at the same time house prices are at record levels.

11 Jun 2021

Prices for house sales are rising four times faster than flats

Strong demand for houses has driven price growth up 5.2% in the last year which is over four times more than the 1.1% growth for flats.

28 May 2021

Fixed rate mortgage deals under 1pc as lenders compete for borrowers

Fixed rate mortgages are cut to 0.99% for borrowers with large deposits looking to remortgage as competition increases from lenders.

14 May 2021

Value of homes sold doubles as demand reaches new highs

The value of homes transacted has doubled compared to last year as demand for property hits new highs while supply is restricted.

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