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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.

12 Jul 2018

First time buyer purchases rise strongly despite affordability limits

The number of first time buyers increased 20% for the month and up for the year even though higher house prices limit affordability.

02 Jul 2018

A fifth of home owners over 50 to use their property to fund retirement

There are some 3.9 million people across the country plan to release equity from their property to fund their lifestyle when they retire.

29 Jun 2018

House price gap between London and other cities is narrowing again

Regional cities have higher house price growth and narrowing the gap with London as the capital struggles to make progress.

27 Jun 2018

House price growth slows to a five year low in June, says Nationwide

Growth in house prices fell to its slowest pace with ongoing pressure on household budgets and subdued economic growth.

25 Jun 2018

Five year fixed rate mortgage deals more competitive from lenders

Lenders are eager to attract long term business with competitive five year fixed deal only slightly more expensive than shorter term rates.

23 Jun 2018

Living in seaside towns is good for your wealth and happiness

Desirable seaside towns on the South coast will cost you £627,000 but much less in the North of Britain and still rank highly on the happiness score.

14 Jun 2018

Remortgage buyers return by locking into attractive fixed-rate deals

The number of people remortgaging has increased by 36% for the year as homeowners lock into new competitive deals.

08 Jun 2018

Homes close to supermarkets can add £40,000 to house prices

Having a premium brand supermarket on your doorstep can add over £40,000 to the value of your home or twice that of budget stores.

23 May 2018

House price growth in Scotland is leading the country, says ONS

UK house prices in the country remains steady with the largest annual price growth recorded in Scotland rising 6.7% for the year.

23 May 2018

First time buyers in London pay twice as much to get on the property ladder

It cost double to purchase your home if you are a first time buyer in London compared to anywhere else in the country.

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.

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