UK flat prices rise by 30% over a decade

Flats in the UK have risen more than 30 per cent in the last ten years from £157,000 in 2004 to an average of £208,000 today, research from Halifax has shown.

Mortgages | 22 Sep 2014

Budget-stricken house hunters sacrifice holidays over haircuts

Brits saving for their first home would rather sacrifice a summer holiday than cut back on their grooming budget, a survey of spending habits has revealed.

Mortgages | 19 Sep 2014

Product launches of the week

A new energy provider, a student finance app and a raft of new mortgage offers came to market this week.

Mortgages | 19 Sep 2014

Are you accidentally in breach of your tenancy agreement?

From burning candles to over-filling the bins, the majority of renters may be in breach of their tenancy agreement without even realising it.

Mortgages | 17 Sep 2014

London house prices up a fifth in 12 months

House prices in London have risen by almost 20 per cent in the last year, figures released by the Office for National Statistics have shown.

Mortgages | 16 Sep 2014

Britons want more homes but Not In My Back Yard

Just under half of Britons who were asked about their feelings towards the building of large scale housing programmes said they would oppose plans in their immediate neighbourhood.

Mortgages | 16 Sep 2014

Autumn asking prices up 0.9%

The autumn property market has leapt back into life after the summer lull with a 0.9 per cent monthly increase in asking prices in September.

Mortgages | 15 Sep 2014

London house prices zoom ahead

House price growth in London continues to outpace the rest of the country, with the price gap now the biggest in almost two decades.

Mortgages | 12 Sep 2014

Product launches of the week

A balance transfer card with 33 months interest-free and a smart watch app that will monitor your investments are just two of the new financial products on the market this week.

Investments | 12 Sep 2014

Head to Cardiff for quality of life

Residents of Cardiff have the highest quality of life in the UK, according to new research. Find out where your city ranks here.

Savings | 12 Sep 2014

Five ways to improve your credit rating

An unhealthy credit report is a common financial conundrum for many people at some point in their lives. James Benamor of Amigo Loans has five tips to help you remedy the situation.

Credit Cards & Loans | 11 Sep 2014
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Buy-to-let gone bad: Five hallmarks of a bad landlord

More than half of tenants have had a problem with their landlord or letting agent in the last five years. Here are the most common ways that buy-to-let goes bad.

Buy to Let | 09 Sep 2014

Heat in summer housing market expected to cool down

The price of UK property grew by 3% in the three months to August, figures from the Halifax house price index have revealed, although there have been warnings about future growth prospects.

Mortgages | 08 Sep 2014

Peer- to-peer lender completes first residential 'mortgage'

Peer-to-peer lender eMoneyUnion has lent the first ever crowdfunding platform to complete a first charge consumer secured loan.

Mortgages | 08 Sep 2014

Product launches of the week

If you're in the market for a new investment or a Marks & Spencer gift card, this is the week for you.

Savings | 05 Sep 2014

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