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06 Jul 2015

Homeowners are clearing mortgages in record time due to low interest rates

The Bank of England report shows homeowners are encouraged by the low interest rates to repay mortgages to lenders.

02 Jul 2015

Annual house prices rise at slowest rate for two years

Latest figures from the Nationwide show house price growth is at a two year low bringing average prices to £195,055.

02 Jul 2015

Buy-to-let market may pose a threat to financial stability, says BoE

The booming buy-to-let market and ease investors can secure mortgage loans could undermine the UK economy when interest rates rise.

30 Jun 2015

House price gains for Eastern England although London leads over a year

The Land Registry data shows house prices for homes in east of England up 1.6% with London gains of 9.1% in the last year.

26 Jun 2015

London property values up to 16 times higher than cheapest UK homes

Prices of homes in Kensington and Chelsea are 1,500% more than Blaenau Gwent in Wales emphasising the divide across the country.

18 Jun 2015

Help to Buy schemes not as effective as house price rise slows

Annual house price rise in April is 5.5% down from 9.6% in March, says ONS, while the number of Help to Buy completions have decreased.

08 Jun 2015

Average house price are now over £195,000 as cash purchases reach record levels

Data from the Nationwide building society show a slight fall in house prices in May while cash buyers represent four out of ten purchases.

05 Jun 2015

Mortgage approvals in April rise to highest level since 2009

The number of mortgages approved in April increased 9.9%, the highest monthly rise for six years according to the Bank of England.

03 Jun 2015

UK house price growth up and set to surge, says Land Registry

Property prices have continued to grow since the election with annual growth at 5.1% and set for a surge for the rest of the year.

31 May 2015

Buy-to-let market gains £14 billion in tax breaks to boost landlord income

Tax breaks add £14 billion to landlord buy-to-let income boosting the sector while first time buyers are priced out of the market.

30 May 2015

Buy-to-let landlord rental income at £112 billion from booming sector

The value of landlord property near the £1 trillion level with income of £112 billion as the buy-to-let sector continues to grow.

28 May 2015

London mortgage lending to first time buyers is lower in the first quarter

Mortgage lending to first time buyers in Greater London is 16% lower to the previous quarter according to the latest CML report.

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