Latest mortgage news - Home Movers


23 Sep 2017

House prices in university towns are up by 22% over the course of a degree

Parents could be better off buying a student flat than paying children’s rent as prices in university towns rise £38,666 during a three year course.

15 Sep 2017

Cost of moving home for London home buyers has risen to £32,000

Higher house prices and stamp duty mean the cost of moving home in London has risen to £32,092 or 47% higher than a decade ago.

23 Aug 2017

Mortgage lending to home buyers in London rises by 6% for second quarter

Number of home buyers taking out a mortgage in London is up 6% in the second quarter 2017 with strong demand from first time buyers.

21 Aug 2017

Owning your second property is a reality for one in ten UK homeowners

There are over 5 million people with multiple properties after a 30% increase in their numbers since the start of the century.

21 Aug 2017

Stagnant home mover numbers makes it harder for first time buyers

The number of home movers has reduced by -2% creating a shortage of properties for first time buyers and higher prices.

01 Aug 2017

London homes near Olympic Park in fast lane as house prices race ahead

Homeowners living close to Olympic Park have gained with property prices up 64% in five years outperforming the London average.

27 Jun 2017

Second steppers need support from family to move up the property ladder

Nearly one in three second steppers require over £20,000 in financial support from the bank of Mum and Dad to buy their next home.

21 Jun 2017

Home sales fall in 82% of towns with worst in London and South East

The number of property sales were -7% lower during 2016 with the majority of towns in England and Wales decreasing.

25 May 2017

Home buyers in London down 18% compared to a year ago

For the second quarter in a row the number of home buyers are lower in London due to restricted supply and affordability.

07 Apr 2017

Annual house price growth is lowest for four years, says Halifax

Growth in house prices is at the lowest rate since May 2013 and more than halving over the year with no growth in the last month.

02 Mar 2017

Home ownership in England at 30 year low, says government report

English Housing Survey shows home ownership is the lowest level since 1985 with the private rental sector doubling since 2002.

22 Feb 2017

London home buyer loans down 5% in the fourth quarter 2016

Home buyer borrowing in London reduces 5% or £310 million in the final quarter of 2016 continuing the downward trend for the capital.

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