Home owners need to find £58,000, up £15,000 year-on-year, to plug the gap between their current home’s value and the cost of their ideal second property.
The average price of a property in the UK has stabilised at £203,135, according to the latest Haart Housing Market Monitor.
Andrew Boast, conveyancing director at Share a Mortgage, gives his top tips for getting a mortgage with your friend, family member or unmarried partner.
House prices in the UK are up 11.7 per cent in the year to August 2014 with London prices surging almost 20 per cent in the past year, according to the latest official figures.
According to recent research two thirds of home movers have had issues with their estate agent. How do you pick the right one?
Nearly two thirds (60 per cent) of people who bought or sold a property in the last five years had an issue with their estate agent.
Recent research found that 49 per cent of non-homeowners think they'll never get a foot on the ladder. Is it harder than ever to buy a house?
Buying a property abroad is a big step that people may not not have taken before. Here are some important considerations.
More than one million Brits would consider leaving the UK if it meant they could afford to buy a home, new research has revealed. How far would you go?
Business secretary Vince Cable has criticised the government’s Help to Buy scheme, saying the flagship policy has simply pushed up house prices.
According to a survey by Savills Brits can expect to pay a 30 per cent housing premium to live within walking distance of a top school. Take a look at this interactive map to see how much people in your area pay.
The housing market cooled in September halting 16 months of growth as prices fell by 0.2 per cent, figures from the Nationwide House Price Index revealed.
A new government scheme called ‘rent to buy’ aims to help aspiring purchasers save a deposit while they rent.
First-time buyers using the Help to Buy equity loan scheme are paying a quarter less for their new build home, as the average purchase price under the scheme fell for the third month in a row.
Many mortgage holders are unaware of the current interest rate on their loan and how a rise in the Bank of England Base Rate would affect their monthly payment, a survey from the Principality revealed.
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