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11 Nov 2013

MPs question role of Bank of England in Help to Buy scheme

The Treasury Select Committee has asked the Bank of England to clarify its Help to Buy role as property prices rise.

08 Nov 2013

Help to Buy scheme could be risk to property market

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has warned the government’s Help to Buy scheme could become another US mortgage crisis.

28 Oct 2013

Land Registry reveals rise in property prices in England

Latest data from the Land Registry shows property prices are rising in all regions in England by a 3.4% average.

18 Oct 2013

Mortgage lending in UK now at a five-year high

Figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) show that mortgage loans were up 17% on the previous three months.

15 Oct 2013

Property prices in the UK reach record levels

UK house prices have risen to their highest levels according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

11 Oct 2013

First time buyer demand increases by 33% in August, says CML

There has been an increase in demand for homes with more loans especially from first time buyers in August.

08 Oct 2013

Phase two of Help to Buy more expensive than expected

The second phase of the Help to Buy scheme launched by the government is likely to see mortgage costs at 5%.

03 Oct 2013

House prices rising at fastest rate for three years

According to the UK’s largest lender the Halifax annual growth is at 6% after eight months of rising property prices.

30 Sep 2013

House prices expected to rise from CEBR report

The CEBR expects house prices to rise as Bank of England reveals mortgage approvals are higher.

30 Sep 2013

Mortgage approvals reach a five-year high

The Bank of England has confirmed the number of mortgages approved is at the highest level for the past five-and-a-half years.

29 Sep 2013

Help to Buy scheme brought forward by David Cameron

David Cameron has promised to launch the Help to buy scheme with mortgages up to 95% loan to value.

27 Sep 2013

North South divide now greater than ever, says Nationwide

House prices in London are rising at a faster annual rate compared to other parts of the country and benefits families in the capital.

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