Latest mortgage news - Home Movers


01 Dec 2018

Living in a national park costs £121,000 more to buy your home

Properties in the New Forest are the most expensive in national parks and more than double the cost of the county average.

01 Nov 2018

UK house price growth is the slowest for five years

An uncertain economic outlook from Brexit and squeeze on household budgets sees house prices at slowest growth since May 2013.

29 Oct 2018

Homeowners need £40k extra to live in English market towns

Living in a picturesque English market town costs homeowners £41,633 extra with the most expensive within the London commuter belt.

24 Oct 2018

Fixed mortgage rates increased from record lows over the year

Record low rates are a thing of the past as fixed mortgage deals increase in cost over the year despite competition from lenders.

20 Oct 2018

House prices are £500,000 less within a 60 minute commute to London

Homeowners living within 60 minute commuting distance by train to Central London pay nearly 60% less for an average property.

01 Sep 2018

House price growth is nearly twice as fast near top state schools

Homes near the UK’s top thirty schools have seen price growth at 35% nearly twice that of the national average over the last five years.

31 Aug 2018

Help to Buy demand rises 21pc while house price growth slows

There has been a fall in house prices for the month while demand for Help to Buy has increased by 21% over the year.

13 Aug 2018

Interest rate rise likely to increase mortgage costs for homeowners

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by 0.75% which increases the cost to homeowners with variable rate mortgages.

23 Jul 2018

Fee free mortgage numbers from lenders reach new highs

Residential mortgage numbers have reached a new high and of these 40% are offered without arrangement fees from lenders.

20 Jul 2018

Home mover numbers behind first time buyers for the first time

The number of home movers have dipped to under half of all house purchases and now behind first time buyers for the first time since 1995.

23 May 2018

Remortgaging rises as Londoners benefit from low rates to find best deals

The competitive marketplace and low interest rates is helping remortgage buyers in London find the best deals to keep repayment costs down.

19 May 2018

Popularity of flats increase prices by £75,000 over the last five years

The average price for a flat has increased by £75,074 in just five years and rising faster than any other property type in the country.

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