House prices in the UK increased by 1.4% in the third quarter of 2017, suggesting the official beginning of the Brexit process has not had much of an impact on the property market.
More than a third of home buyers in the UK are prepared to spend an average of more than £226,000 on a property based on just one viewing lasting less than 30 minutes, new research has found.
An upbeat survey by online website HouseSimple claims there has been a 20 per cent increase in the number of homes coming to the market in the past month – and a 44 per cent rise in London.
Yorkshire Building Society has launched three first-time buyer 2-year fixes at 1.99% to 85% loan-to-value, 2.39% to 90% LTV and 3.89% to 95% LTV.
Only 13% of tenants are interested in buying a property at present, research from online letting agent Upad has found.
Half of lenders are offering or are about to offer a service where customers can remortgage on a self-service basis, IRESS’ Mortgage Survey has found.
The number of young adults in the UK expecting help from the Bank of Mum and Dad to buy their first home is double the number who received such support with their deposit in 2016, new research has found.
Specialist mortgage lenders in the UK who typically offer products to buy to let landlords and lifetime mortgages, have seen the value of their annual lending rise by 19% per year since 2009, according to a new report.
Tax relief changes coupled with rent controls could trigger the next property crash.
More than one in four house sales across England and Wales fell through before completion in the third quarter of 2017 according to a company that monitors the market.
The Welsh Government has set out the new levels of stamp duty for the country from next year onwards – and the tax on homes costing above £400,000 will soar to 7.5 per cent compared to the current five per cent.
The extra £10 billion that the British Government is putting into its flagship Help to Buy scheme will to nothing to increase the supply of housing, it is claimed.
Renters are paying more than double what home owners pay in mortgage interest, underlying the need for more rental stock, Savills claims.
A buy-to-let landlord is raffling off a three-bedroom house in the Leicestershire town of Wigston which is worth in the region of £145,000, but there is a catch.
One million new homes are needed in England to meet the demands of a growing population after years of reducing new home build development, research from conveyancing search provider Search Acumen has found.
Self-employed Halifax Intermediaries customers will now only need to supply two years’ of information about their income – down from three.
UK house price inflation is now running at a modest 2.0 per cent but London’s housing market has recorded its worst annual performance for 12 years according to the Nationwide.
A rise in interest rates could damage the housing market, a senior industry figure has warned.
Demand from home buyers in the UK fell in August and the supply of properties for sale increased marginally, according to the latest data from estate agents.
House prices in key cities around the UK increased by 4.9% in the year to August 2017 but growth is down from the 6.6% recorded in the same month in 2016.