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19 Nov 2019

Homeowners unlock extra capital when remortgaging their home

Nearly half of remortgage buyers are taking advantage of low interest rates by raising extra capital from their property.

16 Nov 2019

Home buyers pay 30% premium for new builds over existing homes

House prices for new build homes are nearly 30% higher than existing properties in England as developers ignore wider pricing trends.

14 Nov 2019

Sellers are deterred by looming election as house prices fall

The looming election deters sellers with property listings down 15% while lower house prices tempt buyers looking for bargains.

04 Nov 2019

Mortgage rates are competitive as savers struggle for interest

Mortgage buyers continue to benefit from very low interest rates while savers are facing difficulty in finding a good level of interest.

29 Oct 2019

Time taken to sell your property at three year high across UK cities

For homeowners the time it takes to sell your property of 12 weeks is at a three year high increasing from 8 weeks in 2016.

26 Oct 2019

Home movers will pay £127,000 premium to live in a national park

The national parks are known as Britain’s breathing spaces and home movers pay £127,000 more to live there than surrounding counties.

16 Oct 2019

Millions of Britons have no savings or property wealth for the future

A third of Britons do not save any money and the majority of property wealth is owned by older people near or at retirement.

14 Oct 2019

Mortgages with 40-year terms the norm but costs are higher

More than half of residential mortgages have terms of up to 40 years lowering repayments but total interest costs are much higher.

14 Oct 2019

Urban green spaces can raise nearby house prices by £2,500, says ONS

Urban homes near public parks, gardens and playing fields are more expensive adding 1.1% premium to the value of your property.

23 Sep 2019

Homeowners releasing equity from their homes increases by a third

A third more homeowners in the first half of 2019 used a lifetime mortgage to release equity from their home than two years ago.

17 Sep 2019

Guarantors help First time buyers to secure low mortgage rates

Lenders are willing to offer competitive mortgage rates to first time buyers with small deposits if they can secure a guarantor.

16 Sep 2019

Lower London house prices help speed up time to secure a buyer

House prices coming to the market in London have reduced by more than £13,000 this month helping to move property more quickly.

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