Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers


14 Dec 2020

Asking prices for property expected to rise 4pc in 2021

Rightmove has forecast average asking prices rising 4% across the UK in 2021 as people place housing ahead of economic uncertainty.

04 Dec 2020

Fewer homeowners think their property has increased in value for November

For the month of November a survey from Halifax showed 14% of households believe the value of their homes has increased.

01 Dec 2020

Slowing demand for housing remains third higher than a year ago

Demand for housing is a third higher than a year ago although it has been slowing since the start of the stamp duty holiday.

20 Nov 2020

Top 20 fastest selling locations when buying UK properties

It helps sellers and buyers if properties can sell fast and here are the results from Zoopla of the top 20 fastest selling UK homes.

17 Nov 2020

New sellers price keenly to beat stamp duty holiday deadline

Lockdown demand remains high with new sellers pricing keenly to complete before the stamp duty holiday which ends next March.

21 Oct 2020

Mortgage rates rise as number of deals fall with cautious lenders

Mortgages numbers have halved in the last three months and rates are higher as cautious lenders prepare for the end of the furlough scheme.

09 Oct 2020

Northern Ireland revealed as the happiest region to live in Britain

The happiest place in Britain is Northern Ireland overtaking the South West with London remaining as the unhappiest place to live.

29 Sep 2020

New buyers entering the market supports rising house prices

Demand for property from new buyers entering the market has maintained pressure on house prices rising 2.6% for the year.

24 Sep 2020

Large homes reach record prices with high buyer demand

Second steppers looking for larger homes are driving the price of three and four bedroom properties to new record high prices.

11 Sep 2020

London first time buyer costs almost double in a decade

Property prices for first time buyers in London rise by 98% over the decade and deposits are more than double the national average.

07 Sep 2020

Quarter of home buyers rely on Bank of Mum and Dad funding

Homebuyers are more reliant than ever on the bank of mum and dad funding nearly a quarter of all housing transactions.

14 Aug 2020

Homeowners benefit with lower rates from HSBC mortgage deals

HSBC has cut rates to 1.14% on higher loan to values benefiting existing homeowners looking to move or remortgage.

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