Buying Property

The Halifax reports that house prices in the last three months, that’s between September and November, were 2.4 per cent higher than in the previous quarter – the fastest quarterly growth rate since the very start of 2017.

Following a decade of growth in residential mortgage lending, the aftermath of the 2007 financial crisis saw a sharp contraction in mortgage sales, suggests research from the FCA’s Data Bulletin analysing regulated mortgage lending over the last ten years.