A report in the Financial Times lays bare the scale of the housing market downturn in central London – it suggests almost 40 per cent of new-build sales in recent months have been to corporate landlords.
The consumer group Which? says some estate agents are misleading buyers about in-house mortgage services.
The latest official figures confirm that house price growth is slowing across the UK, with Scotland recording the strongest rise in the country.
New research reveals the vastly different timescale it can take to sell a home in England and Wales with Rotherham taking the longest and the fastest sellers in Rainham.
Millennials are 1.5 times more likely to make their first home their forever home compared to their parents’ generation, self-storage company Space Station has found.
The cost of mortgages has continued to fall for the second successive quarter with cost reductions for the most popular 2, 3 and 5-year residential mortgages, Mortgage Brain has found.
House buyers’ mortgage applications can be delayed or reportedly turned down if they have misleading jokes on their bank statements.
The average price of a house in the UK is estimated to rise from £221,000 in 2017 to around £285,000 by 2025, according to a new analysis.
Asking prices in the UK fell by 0.1% this month with sellers being over optimistic about what is achievable but they are still 1.4% above a year ago at an average of £309,191, the latest index shows.
Winning a singles title at Wimbledon wouldn’t cover the cost of a detached home in the tournament’s SW19 postcode, according to new research.
Retired homeowners released £1.71bn of property wealth in the first six months of the year, up 37% from the first six months last year, equity release adviser Key Retirement’s H1 2018 Equity Release Market Monitor has found.
Despite being life’s biggest purchase, Brits spend less time searching for a mortgage (3.6 days) than they do for a holiday (five days) and almost double the amount of time looking for a time looking for a car (six days), credit report provider Noddle.co.uk has found.
The mortgage market has seen a pre-summer boost as there were 36,000 new homeowner remortgages completed in the month, some 7.1% more year-on-year, UK Finance’s Mortgage Trends Update has found.
Auctions are an excellent opportunity for purchasers to avoid the drawn-out buying process and secure a bargain with competitive prices. However, there are several factors to consider before, during and after buying via auction.
One in three renters never intend to buy their own home, mainly because they are happy living in the private rented sector, according to a new report.
Asking prices in the year to July 2018 increased strongly in some parts of the UK, most notably in the North and West of England, the Midlands and Wales, the latest index shows.
Most people in England own their own home, representing 63% of all households but they are older than they were 20 years ago, the latest official survey of the state of housing shows.
The number of house sales in the UK falling through before completion has dropped significantly, according to new figures.
A rise in first time buyers and strong remortgage activity boosted the home lending market in the UK in May, the latest figures show, but buy to let loans are still declining.
Fewer home owners are moving house in the UK with a new analysis showing that moves fell by 10% between 2016 and 2017.