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03 Feb 2020

Buy-to-let investors benefit from lower fixed mortgage rates

Fixed rate mortgage rates are reducing and set to fall further to the benefit of buy-to-let investors with more competition in 2020.

25 Jan 2020

Cost to get on the property ladder soars for first time buyers

For the average first time buyer getting on the property ladder in the UK is more expensive as prices soared up to 9% last year.

20 Jan 2020

Prime central London property shows sign of recovery

The number of prime London properties more than doubled in the last quarter with greater certainty following the general election.

20 Jan 2020

London property prices boosted after election result

Property prices in Greater London have surged ahead up 2.1% over the month after the election results brought stability to the market.

15 Jan 2020

Mortgages for new purchases fell before the general election

Home buyers delayed making new purchases due to uncertainty of the general election result with 10% fewer mortgage loans agreed.

03 Jan 2020

First time buyers need help from family to raise deposit

Saving for getting on the property ladder is difficult as it takes up to 15 years in London to build up a 20% deposit without family help.

31 Dec 2019

House prices have tripled since the Millennium

The average house price has increased 207% in the UK since the start of the century outstripped by first time buyer homes rising 264%.

23 Dec 2019

Leading city house prices rise 54pc over the last decade

Over the last decade house prices in the UK twenty cities have increased by 54% with London leading up 74% since 2009.

17 Dec 2019

First time buyer and home mover mortgage demand higher

The number of mortgages for new purchases to first time buyers and home movers is higher with increased borrowing values.

16 Dec 2019

High value home sales surge across UK but fall in London

Properties sold in the UK worth more than one million pounds have increased five percent but sales fall in London with fewer buyers.

16 Dec 2019

Home movers given more certainty after majority in general election

The majority in the general election gives home movers more certainty with the prospect of house prices rising 2.0%, says Righmove.

26 Nov 2019

Property asking and sold price gap narrows to 5% in London

The difference between the asking and sold property price in London is more realistic reducing to 5% from over 20% four years ago.

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