Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers


18 Oct 2016

UK house prices are stable as homes sales fall by third over the year

House prices in the UK are up over the year and remain stable as the number of sales completed have dropped by up to a third.

12 Oct 2016

Mortgage lenders penalise one in six families with childcare costs

One in six families have been offered a smaller mortgage from a lender due to their childcare costs adding to parents stress and anxiety.

07 Oct 2016

Annual house price growth slows to lowest level for three years

The growth rate for homes has slowed to 5.8% a year the slowest rate since August 2013 according to the Halifax house price index.

22 Sep 2016

Mortgage lending recovered in August increasing after a dip last month

Lending to first time buyers and home movers decreased in July and recovered in August despite fear of a crash after the Referendum.

13 Sep 2016

House price growth in London boroughs remain strong but slowing, says ONS

Many London boroughs continue to see house price growth in double figures although the average rate is slowing.

07 Sep 2016

Parents will pay £53,000 more for a home to live near a top school

The average price of £366,744 for properties closest to the UK’s top thirty schools is £53,426 more than the average for the country.

07 Sep 2016

Homeowners optimistic they can own their long-term family home

The latest report from Lloyds shows homeowners are now more optimistic that they will own their long-term home in two more moves.

24 Aug 2016

First time buyer lending increases 25% compared to last year

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lending show first time buyers are driving the market with lending up 25% to £5.5 billion over a year.

14 Aug 2016

How will the Bank of England interest rate cut will affect your mortgage

The Bank of England has reduced interest rates from 0.5% to 0.25% but will your mortgage benefit from the decrease?

02 Aug 2016

Home ownership in England falls to lowest level for 30 years

The housing crisis is no longer just a London problem as home ownership plummets to the lowest level across the country.

23 Jul 2016

Least affordable homes for first time buyers are located in London

For first time buyers the top ten least affordable homes are all located in London with the highest deposits paid, says the Halifax.

14 Jul 2016

New buyer enquiries fall to lowest level since 2008, says surveyors Rics

Rics June survey has shown a significant decline in the number of new buyers as uncertainty remains after the EU referendum.

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