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Introduction

shutterstock_233484754Your home is your castle. Whether you’re taking your first step onto the property ladder (first-time buyer), looking to rent out your investment property (buy-to-let) or just curious about the buying process, we have the insight and information you need to make the most of your mortgage. Check out our remortgaging section if you're looking to remortgage your home.

First Time Buyer

First-time buyers take one third of housing sales

First-time buyers are taking advantage of a cautious housing market, according t...

Transactions jump 2.7% in February: HMRC

There were 101,780 residential property transactions in February according to th...

House prices growing at slowest rate since 2013

Annual house price growth dropped to 1.7 per cent in January, according to the l...

House prices fall in London while North West and Scotland thrive

Asking prices on properties across the UK increased marginally for the third con...

First time buyers take over from buy to let

First time buyers are driving the housing market, according to new lending stati...

Brexit to blame for housing market activity slump

New buyer enquiries, agreed sales and instructions all fell in February accordin...

Buy To Let

‘Rogue’ private landlords must stop exploiting students, says universities minister

Landlords who fail to meet standards for student accommodation must face justice...

Landlords face postcode lottery for licenses

Landlord licences range from £55 to £1,150, showing the scale of the postcode ...

TSB raises maximum mortgage loan size & launches fixed rates

TSB has doubled its maximum loan size on selected products and introduced a rang...

Mortgage approvals rise in January

Mortgage approvals rose in January for house purchases and remortgages, accordin...

House prices unchanged in sluggish February – Nationwide

House price growth remained subdued in February, with prices slightly increasing...

It takes 16 months for Lifetime ISA savers to buy first property

The average Lifetime ISA saver has been able to get on to the property ladder af...

Remortgage

New tool will help you ‘find remortgage deal in 15 seconds’  

A tool which allows users to compare remortgage offers in 15 seconds has launche...

Mortgage rates halve in ten years

Mortgage rates are at historic lows, having almost halved in the past decade, ac...

House prices rebound almost 6% in February

House prices have grown on an annual, quarterly and monthly basis for the first ...

Over-65s earn £1k a month from their homes

Pensioner property wealth has hit an all-time high of £1.118trn.

Older homeowners against downsizing despite money worries

Over half of adult children between 30 and 55 years old are worried about their ...

Top commuter hotspots revealed

The Hertfordshire town of Cheshunt has taken the top spot as the best commuter t...

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