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15 Nov 2016

New build house price growth remains higher than existing homes

Figures from the ONS show the growth in houses prices over the year for new builds is more than double that of existing homes.

07 Nov 2016

House prices flat with less demand and affordability concerns

The latest index from the Nationwide shows no change in house prices as demand remains subdued as a home purchase is less affordable.

07 Nov 2016

Business leaders urge government to tackle UK housing crisis

CBI business leaders have urged the government to tackle the housing crisis to meet their target of a million new homes by 2020.

29 Oct 2016

Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme ended by the government

The government has closed the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme that has helped 86,341 first timer buyers on to the housing market.

28 Oct 2016

Lenders increase upper age limits for older mortgage borrowers

Mortgage age limits for older borrowers increase from age 75 and over due to changing demographics and people working longer.

27 Oct 2016

Older borrowers remain asset-rich with lower mortgage debt

Data from the CML has revealed older borrowers have higher levels of equity to debt with repayment rather than interest only mortgages.

18 Oct 2016

UK house prices are stable as homes sales fall by third over the year

House prices in the UK are up over the year and remain stable as the number of sales completed have dropped by up to a third.

12 Oct 2016

Mortgage lenders penalise one in six families with childcare costs

One in six families have been offered a smaller mortgage from a lender due to their childcare costs adding to parents stress and anxiety.

07 Oct 2016

Annual house price growth slows to lowest level for three years

The growth rate for homes has slowed to 5.8% a year the slowest rate since August 2013 according to the Halifax house price index.

27 Sep 2016

Equity release buyers have more choice and lower interest rates

Growing competition from lenders has seen more flexibility and choice for consumers and lower interest rates, says Moneyfacts.

22 Sep 2016

Mortgage lending recovered in August increasing after a dip last month

Lending to first time buyers and home movers decreased in July and recovered in August despite fear of a crash after the Referendum.

21 Sep 2016

Luxury London property prices to fall 9% in the next year

Prices for luxury homes in London are expected to fall by 9% in a year due to stamp duty tax and EU referendum, says Savills.

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