The four fraudsters caught in a £5m mortgage and property scam received jail sentences at Swansea Crown Court totaling just over 18 years.
Demand for properties in London has fallen by 28 per cent since February as people move further away from the capital to find homes which will fit their budget, research has shown.
This year, lending in the equity release equity is expected to reach £1.2bn following the Equity Release Council's report that the in the first nine months of the year lending had exceeded £1bn.
House hunters purchasing homes within the boundaries of a national park have to pay a premium of £39,000 on an average home worth £188,810 - 21 per cent more than an otherwise identical property.
Deals abound with just a week to go until Christmas.
National property lettings firm Reeds Rains has been caught out lying to its landlord customers about the existence of new rules to safeguard tenants from Legionella.
An estate agent and financial adviser are among four fraudsters due to be jailed in Wales today after perpetrating a complex web of mortgage and ID fraud.
A hawkish statement from the Federal Reserve has been perceived by markets as another step towards an interest rate rise, although it is unlikely to come before April 2015.
Despite 52 per cent of investors expecting interest rate rises, the buy-to-let market will see significant investment in 2015, according to buy-to-let specialists Platinum Property Partners.
Lender Aldermore said the majority of its Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee applicants are 30 to 34-year old first-time buyers with a household income of less than £40,000.
Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland have fallen short in Bank of England tests to determine their resilience in the event of a new financial crisis, while the Co-operative Bank has been ordered to submit a new capital plan.
The Prime Minister is set to launch a consultation into a scheme targeting those under 40 who have never owned their own homes.
The UK has seen the largest ever monthly fall in property prices across the country, as fewer sellers feel they have the upper hand.
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