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16 Jul 2019

Mortgage rates are unchanged despite lower money market rates

Warnings from the Bank of England has seen fixed rate mortgages remaining stable despite recent falls on the money markets.

12 Jul 2019

Happiest regions for people to live in Britain are revealed

South West England has been revealed as the happiest region to live in Britain says research from Lloyds Bank and YouGov.

28 Jun 2019

Leasehold banned on all new-build houses by government

The government takes action to ban the sale of all new-build properties as leasehold to return fairness for the housing market.

20 Jun 2019

Property asking prices near record levels despite political uncertainty

Buoyant northern regions sends newly-marketed property prices to within £91 of a new record even with uncertainty over Brexit.

19 Jun 2019

Falling demand for flats in London driving prices lower across England

The price of flats in England are lower by -2.1% for the year driven by negative growth for this property type in London.

18 Jun 2019

Half of home owners factor in property value for their retirement

Property wealth passed £4 trillion in 2018 and half of homeowners see money invested in property as part of their retirement planning.

17 Jun 2019

Bank of Mum and Dad gives £6.3bn helping children on property ladder

More money is given by the bank of Mum and Dad than ever rising to £6.3 billion to help children buy their first home.

14 Jun 2019

Londoners pay highest premium of £42,900 to live near a station

Home buyers in London are willing to pay the highest premium of £42,900 to live within 500m of a tube, metro or rail station.

30 May 2019

Homeowners can build extensions without planning permission

The government has relaxed rules to allow homeowners to add bigger extensions without the need for planning permission approval.

29 May 2019

Buyers negotiate harder as discounts to asking price increase

The gap between asking and selling price has increased across cities as home buyers negotiate harder on the property price.

22 May 2019

London home mover mortgages fall as Brexit remains uncertain

Home movers completing mortgages in London have reduced by -3.7% as homeowners wait to see the outcome of Brexit uncertainty.

21 May 2019

Borrowers enticed with mortgage incentives from lenders

Lenders have additional perks with residential mortgages to attract borrowers with thousands of incentive deals on offer.

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