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06 Nov 2018

Homeowners access record £1bn equity release from their homes

Buoyant market for homeowners sees £11m of equity released each day from property and a record £1bn in the third quarter.

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.

17 Oct 2018

House price for East Midlands has strongest growth across the country

East Midlands was the fastest growing region with house prices rising 6.5% for the year outpacing the rest of the country.

15 Oct 2018

Subdued house prices opportunity for first time buyer house hunters

House prices remain subdued creating an opportunity for first time buyer house hunters as home owners struggle to sell their home.

02 Oct 2018

London property values lower for the fifth consecutive quarter

Property values in London are lower for the fifth quarter with the North of England the worst performing region down over for the year.

27 Sep 2018

Most expensive streets in Britain with property prices of £35m

Britain’s most expensive properties are likely to be found in Kensington Palace Gardens averaging £35m to buy a home.

27 Sep 2018

First time buyers need 18% more income to own a home in UK cities

The earnings a first time buyers need to to get on the property ladder in a UK city has increased by £8,000 over the last three years.

24 Sep 2018

Equity release growth driven by greater product flexibility

Greater product flexibility is driving rapid growth in homeowner demand for equity release with 120% more lending in the last two years.

19 Sep 2018

Social housing gets £2bn cash to build new affordable homes

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged £2bn of funding for social housing building tens of thousands of new homes.

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