Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers


13 Jul 2016

Home mover lending is strong up 18% for the month, says CML

Lending to home movers increased by £800 million or higher by 18.6% for the month as other buyer types lag behind during May.

07 Jul 2016

Coventry Building Society launches 10-year mortgage as rates plunge

The lowest ever ten year fixed rate mortgage deal at 2.39% is launched by the Coventry Building Society after EU referendum.

07 Jul 2016

Annual house price growth slows ahead of uncertainty of a Brexit vote

The rate house prices are rising has slowed ahead of the EU Referendum with greater uncertainty expected from the Brexit vote.

28 Jun 2016

Brexit lowers demand in London housing market and new-build homes

There has been a 20% fall in demand for new-build homes and interest in the London housing market due to the EU Referendum.

27 Jun 2016

House prices and mortgage rates to fall in wake of Brexit

Uncertainty created with Brexit could see house prices fall by 5% and decreasing swap rates may produce better mortgage deals.

15 Jun 2016

Homeowner mortgage lending values falls 40% for the month to April, says CML

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.

19 May 2016

Mortgage lending to homeowners increased 60% over the year to March, says CML

Homeowners borrowed £13.8 billion in March an increase of £5.1 billion and the highest monthly amount since August 2007.

19 May 2016

Sadiq Khan sets out his plan to solve the housing crisis

London’s new Mayor Sadiq Khan has outlined plans to quadruple the number of affordable new-build homes in the capital.

17 May 2016

House price growth in London returns to lead the market in March, says the ONS

Latest data from the ONS indicates London house price growth is the highest for March for the first time this year.

30 Apr 2016

Homeowners can expect slowdown in UK house price growth, says Nationwide

UK house price growth was only 0.2% during the month of April with lower annual returns suggest a slowdown in the property market.

16 Apr 2016

London first time buyers will need £102,000 income for a home by 2020

By 2020 first time buyers in London will need a salary of £102,000 and a deposit of £138,000, says charity Shelter.

15 Apr 2016

Brexit could see mortgage rates rise and UK property prices fall

George Osborne has warned mortgage rates would increase if the UK leaves the European Union increasing the cost to homeowners.

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