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14 Feb 2015

Home repossessions and mortgage arrears at lowest level since 2006

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have released data showing the number of homeowners losing their house is down 26% in the last year.

06 Feb 2015

House prices bounce back for the first time in six months, says Halifax

Over the three months to January house prices were 1.9% higher than the previous period across the UK despite uncertainty over the election.

30 Jan 2015

Mortgage approvals increase to help the property market recover

Bank of England data shows a rise in the number of mortgage approvals to 60,275 as lenders bring back low cost mortgages.

30 Jan 2015

House price growth slows as homebuyers are uncertain about the future

Data from the Nationwide and Land Registry shows house prices grow is the lowest since 2013 and reduced in January.

28 Jan 2015

Mortgages to first time buyers start to rise after a decade of decline

First time buyers have struggled to buy their first home with numbers declining for more than a decade according to the ONS.

24 Jan 2015

Mortgage lending reaches a six-year high but numbers are slowing

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lending shows mortgage lending has reached a six-year high although lending has now slowed.

15 Jan 2015

First time buyers pay more for a home as house prices rise, says ONS

Data released from the ONS shows the cost of buying a home for first time buyers has increased by 11% over the year.

08 Jan 2015

First time buyers at highest level since 2007 according to Halifax

The number of first time buyers is 22% up and a seven year high, says the Halifax and helped by high loan to value mortgages.

31 Dec 2014

London borough of Greenwich is the UK top house price performer

The latest report from the Halifax shows the Greenwich as the top house price performer rising 24.6% this year.

19 Dec 2014

Mortgage lending continues to slow - latest data from CML

The Council for Mortgage Lending (CML) has released new figures showing mortgage lending has reduced over the last four months.

18 Dec 2014

House prices rise ahead of inflation although the market is cooling

Data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) shows house prices outstripping inflation even though the market is off the recent peak.

16 Dec 2014

First time buyers under age 40 are offered 20% discount on new build homes

New scheme launched by Prime Minister offers 100,000 new build homes to first time buyers with 20% discount but affordable homes suffer.

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