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12 Sep 2019

First time buyer deposits rise to the highest level in a decade

Deposits for first time buyers to purchase their first home have increased by 52% over the past decade according to the Halifax.

06 Sep 2019

First time buyers outside capital select houses rather than flats

Outside the capital first time buyers taking their first step on the property ladder opt for houses rather than flats, says Zoopla.

23 Aug 2019

London remains the least affordable UK city with slow improvement

Affordability levels in London are slowly starting to improve with average earnings rising at a faster pace than house price growth.

20 Aug 2019

First time buyers are a boost to London mortgage market

New purchase numbers in London have been improved by first time buyers increasing 1.2% compared to a year ago.

19 Aug 2019

London house prices rise for the first time in two years

Homes in Greater London have risen year-on-year for the first time in two years with new seller asking prices 1.3% higher.

13 Aug 2019

Home hunters are paying premiums for gardens when buying

Gardens are considered so important homeowners will spend money to improve their outdoor space to increase property value.

03 Aug 2019

Retirement interest only mortgages not the answer for homeowners

Royal London has warned that the majority of homeowners cannot afford a retirement interest only mortgage due to affordability.

01 Aug 2019

Young Britons dream of home ownership in the next decade is over

First time buyers dream of owning a home is at risk of dying for middle-income Britain in the next decade, says Santander.

26 Jul 2019

Property values rise by cost of a good bottle of wine per day

House prices for the typical home rise £2,046 in the first six months of the year equivalent to a good bottle of wine, says Zoopla.

26 Jul 2019

Boris Johnson may switch stamp duty from buyer to seller

While campaigning for prime minister Boris Johnson may make radical changes to Stamp Duty cutting the cost to homeowners.

23 Jul 2019

Over 5 million grandparents come to the rescue with childcare

With the upcoming school holidays two in five grandparents will provide childcare with many paying for treats and activities.

17 Jul 2019

London house prices fall at fastest rate since financial crisis, says ONS

House prices in England are dragged lower after the biggest fall in London prices since the financial crisis down -4.4% annually.

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