First-time buyers are missing out on government bonuses available through lifetime ISAs and Help to Buy ISAs despite making major sacrifices to achieve their property dream, The Nottingham Building Society has found.
Home owners in the UK who lapse onto their lender’s Standard Variable Rate (SVR) are being stung with over £2,600 a year in extra interest, according to a new analysis.
Owning a home has become virtually impossible for many public sector workers across Britain with new research indicating they struggle when it comes to financing a purchase.
Tenants of a typical home in Cambridge would be approximately £958,227 better off over 25 years if they bought the property instead, new research has found.
A record breaking number of lots are being sold in the capital this week, as 152 properties go under the hammer in Auction House London’s latest sale.
Almost half of British people who bought leasehold houses in the last 10 years didn’t know they were not buying the freehold until it was too late, a new piece of research has found.
More new affordable homes are to be built on Olympic legacy housing sites in London, with the volume being boosted by 50%.
The land market in the UK is dysfunctional and needs to be reformed to create a housing market that works in the way it needs to in order to cope with demand for more homes, it is claimed.
Thousands of homeowners are stuck in properties they cannot afford to continue living in and cannot sell because they bought them as leasehold, NAEA Propertymark has found.
Annual house price growth increased to 3.7% in August from 3.3% in July, the Halifax House Price Index has found.
A substantially lower number of new homes were submitted for registration with the Land Registry in England and Wales in July compared with the same month in 2017, official data shows.
House builders in the UK have praised the Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme and point out that it is delivering on all objectives as well as helping the industry to create more jobs.
Retired home owners have gained £45.7 billion in property wealth in the past year despite housing market worries, a new analysis has found.
Product terms, interest-only mortgages and downsizing as a repayment vehicle were voted top requirements for brokers providing later life advice for their clients, Marsden Building Society has found.
There were £996m of housing transactions in Liverpool in 2014 – a 124% increase on five years ago, Search Acumen analysis has found.
Younger home buyers are driving the demand in Britain for waterside properties with many actively looking to live neat water within five years, new research has found.
Property prices in the UK are falling on an annual and a monthly basis, with values down to an average of £214,745, according to the latest lender index.
Despite the fact that figures show that the vast majority of people using the UK Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme are first time buyers, it is coming under pressure to be scrapped.
Some 18% of relocating Brits are more than twice as likely to move to the country than the city, according to new homebuyer research from AA Financial Services.
Annual house price growth fell to 2.0% in August from 2.5% in July, Nationwide’s House Price Index has found.