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18 Sep 2013

House prices in London expected to rise strongly

London property prices are up by 9.7% for the year to July after strong demand from overseas investors.

13 Sep 2013

First time buyers ask for longer mortgage terms

To reduce the cost of repayment mortgages, first time buyers are opting for longer terms of up to 40 years.

11 Sep 2013

Help to Buy must not cause housing bubble

There is concern that the proposed Help to Buy Scheme will cause the housing market to overheat.

30 Aug 2013

House prices and mortgage lending heading for next housing bubble

Bank of England figures show mortgage approvals increased to 60,624 the highest level since March 2008.

30 Aug 2013

House prices higher as mortgage lenders more competitive

Property prices are up by 3.5% according to Nationwide as mortgage lenders offer more competitive loans.

19 Aug 2013

Interest only mortgages making a comeback

A year after interest only mortgages were criticised by the regulator two banks are plan a comeback.

15 Aug 2013

New homes built in England rise by 6%

The government claims the number of new homes built in England for the three months to June this year is 6% higher.

13 Aug 2013

House price rise exceeds inflation according to ONS

The Office for national Statistics (ONS) latest statistics shows that house prices are rising faster than inflation.

08 Aug 2013

Buy-to-let mortgage lending reaches £5bn

Loans to buy-to-let investors is 31% higher by value over the year reaching the highest level since 2008.

06 Aug 2013

House prices rise at fastest rate from Halifax survey

The Halifax house price index increase of 4.6% is the fastest rise in the last three years.

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