Stricter mortgage criteria could bar the self-employed and those earning less than £25,000 a year from the mortgage market, a leading lender has said.
The government's Help to Buy initiative was designed to help people buy a home with as little as a 5 per cent deposit.
Sell first, or buy first? That's the dilemma faced by many people looking to move home.
UK homeowners collectively spent £6.6bn on moving house in 2013, up from £5.2bn the previous year, a study has found.
Mortgage lending in the first three months of this year was up by more than a third compared to the same period in 2013, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
Estate agent Russell Bennett explains why the strongest offer isn't always the highest one.
More than half of Britons believe the next 12 months will be a good time to sell their homes, according to the latest Halifax Housing Market Confidence tracker.
The number of house purchase loans approved fell back in February, statistics released by the Bank of England have shown.
A mortgage broker has been jailed for six years after fraudulently obtaining almost £3.5m from clients in the North East.
Changes to stamp duty rules aimed at stopping wealthy investors purchasing property through companies will increase housing stock, an expert has claimed.
Pent up demand in the housing market is gradually 'exhausting itself', according to the chief economist of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Monthly approvals for house purchases averaged 70,000 in the final quarter of 2013 making it the strongest rate for six years, the Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed.
Damp stains and poor maintenance have topped the list of house-hunters' biggest turn-offs, a new study has revealed.
UK house prices increased by 5.5% in the year to December 2013, taking the average house price to £250,000.
House prices have crept up again following a small fall in December, rising by 1.1% in January, the latest Halifax house price index has shown.
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