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08 Oct 2021

Demand for property remains strong sending house prices higher

After the end of tapered stamp duty demand for property is historically high with low supply pushing house pieces to new highs.

06 Oct 2021

Homebuyers pay £40,000 more to live in the most efficient properties

Energy prices are rising and people pay a ‘green premium’ of £40,000 to live in the most efficient properties rather than less sustainable homes.

15 Sep 2021

Suburb prices rise faster than cities as buyers search for space

Demand for more space is driving house prices higher in the suburbs as the pandemic changes the lifestyles of city homeowners.

14 Sep 2021

Standard Life to offer equity release product increases choice

Equity release buyers will benefit from more choice as Standard Life is to enter the market and increase competition.

10 Sep 2021

Mortgage rates reduce further for those with the most equity

Lenders reduce rates as low as 0.84% for home movers and remortgage buyers with the most equity with more competition.

26 Aug 2021

Premiums paid to live in market towns increases 8pc during lockdown

You pay a £36,116 premium to live in market towns during lockdown, up 8.4% for the year as people look to improve their lifestyle.

16 Aug 2021

Winchester is the least affordable UK city to live and work

Winchester replaces Oxford as the least affordable city to live and work with the highest average property prices now 14 times annual earnings.

06 Aug 2021

Demand for homes falls 9pc as stamp duty holiday ends

As the initial stamp duty holiday ended in July the demand for property reduced by 9% but remains significantly up on normal market levels.

29 Jul 2021

Mortgage deals under 1pc increase with competition from lenders

The number of mortgage deals offering 1% interest or less has increased as lenders compete for new and existing borrowers.

21 Jul 2021

Savings during lockdown release you from your mortgage early

UK savings reached £200bn during lockdown and overpayments could reduce interest costs and clear your mortgage years earlier.

19 Jul 2021

High demand from buyers leaves 225,000 shortfall in homes for sale

Buyer demand in the first half of 2021 exceeded supply which has resulted in 225,000 fewer homes on the market and higher prices.

25 Jun 2021

Seaside towns in Britain with house prices up 10pc due to strong demand

Demand for coastal living has seen house prices in Britain’s seaside towns rise 10% over the year as homeowners change their lifestyle.

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