Latest mortgage news - Home Movers


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.

03 Feb 2017

Mortgage affordability markedly improves over past decade

Significantly lower interest rates has improved mortgage affordability across the country since the financial crisis according to the Halifax.

20 Jan 2017

Home mover numbers fall for the first time since 2011

For the first time since 2011 the number of home movers has decreased due to the low availability of the ‘right type’ of homes slowing the market.

17 Jan 2017

Home purchase lending remains strong rising by 5% in November

Home buyers borrowed £11 billion in November up over 5% on the month reflecting a stable market and aspirations for home ownership.

13 Jan 2017

10-year fixed rate mortgage costs rise, would you lock in for the long term

After years of falling rates the 10-year fixed rate mortgage costs are beginning to rise according to research from Moneyfacts.

16 Dec 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme ends this month

At the end of December phase two of the Help to Buy scheme is going to be withdrawn by the government after a successful three years.

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