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11 Sep 2020

London first time buyer costs almost double in a decade

Property prices for first time buyers in London rise by 98% over the decade and deposits are more than double the national average.

07 Sep 2020

Quarter of home buyers rely on Bank of Mum and Dad funding

Homebuyers are more reliant than ever on the bank of mum and dad funding nearly a quarter of all housing transactions.

28 Aug 2020

House sales strongest for five years and not losing momentum

Buyer demand is up a third this year and no signs of losing momentum with house sales 76% higher over the five year average.

17 Aug 2020

Record high house sales as moving home replaces summer holidays

The number of house sales have reached a record for the last ten years as summer holidays are replaced by moving home.

14 Aug 2020

Homeowners benefit with lower rates from HSBC mortgage deals

HSBC has cut rates to 1.14% on higher loan to values benefiting existing homeowners looking to move or remortgage.

01 Aug 2020

Help to Buy scheme is extended to help homebuyers

Help to Buy schemes have been extended to March 2021 allowing thousands of homeowners to complete on their new build properties.

27 Jul 2020

London sales agreed boosted over a quarter with post lockdown changes

The changes to stamp duty has seen the sales agreed in London boosted by 27% as buyers save thousands on purchases.

20 Jul 2020

Housing boom sends asking prices to record highs

Post lockdown the UK housing market is in a mini-boom with asking prices at record highs and rising £7,640 this month.

10 Jul 2020

3 million working from home in green lockdown to save the plant

Almost a third of the UK workforce intend to continue working from home to save the plant in a self imposed green lockdown.

09 Jul 2020

Stamp duty holiday to save thousands on new house purchases

The Chancellor has launched a stamp duty holiday to help kick start the property market saving buyers thousands for a new home.

25 Jun 2020

New sales agreed rebound strongly in Northern cities

The number of sales are 4% higher than the pre-lockdown level rebounding in the northern cities of Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester.

18 Jun 2020

Nationwide triples deposits by withdrawing mortgage deals

With an uncertain mortgage market Nationwide has removed their high loan to value mortgage deals for new buyers, tripling deposits.

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