Buying

London agents disagree over the importance of ‘location, location, location’

Monday, 10 July 2017 | News

Has the long-held mantra ‘location, location, location’ lost its mojo in the capital?

Lower paid workers will wait over 100 years to buy first home

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 | News

If you work in certain professions, you would need to save up until the next century to afford to buy your first home, research from HouseSimple.com has revealed.

Other Grand Slam locations thrash Wimbledon

Monday, 03 July 2017 | News

Wimbledon may be hot news at the moment, but when it comes to property prices it is not the winning location, according to eMoov.co.uk.

Over three quarters of Moneywise users would consider online estate agents

Thursday, 29 June 2017 | News

Over three quarters (77%) of Moneywise.co.uk users would use or have already used an online estate agent.

Adult children costing parents £20.1bn a year

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 | News

Parents are collectively spending £20.1 billion a year while they provide a roof over their adult children’s heads and save for a home of their own.

Bank of Mum & Dad helps a third of ‘Second Steppers’

Monday, 26 June 2017 | News

Almost a third of homeowners looking to move up the property ladder rely on financial support from family and friends, saying they need an extra £21,231 on average, to make their next move, according to new research by...

Over a quarter of a million use Help to Buy to purchase new home

Thursday, 22 June 2017 | News

More than 285,000 people have bought a home using one of the government’s Help to Buy schemes, including more than 240,000 first-time buyers, according to official government data.

General Election 2017: which party will be best for house prices and fixing the housing crisis?

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 | News

Whether you’re keeping a watchful eye on whether house prices will continue to rise or you’re worried that not enough houses are being built, with all the political rhetoric it’s hard to know which major party will serve...

‘Waitrose effect’ drives up house prices

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | News

If you live near a Waitrose, your house will typically cost £36,480 more than homes in the surrounding area, new research from Lloyds Bank has revealed.

Half of Brits worry about leasehold ‘nightmare’

Thursday, 18 May 2017 | News

Half of UK adults are worried about the current leasehold-freehold system of owning property, according to a new survey by the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA).