Buying

House prices unaffordable for London’s buyers and renters

Monday, 06 February 2017 | News

House prices in London are so high that buyers planning to save for a deposit between now and 2021 will have to save up a whopping £2,300 a month, a new report has suggested.

Average house could cost almost £1m in 20 years

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

If property prices continue to rise over the next few years, the average house price in England could hit £301,864 by 2027 and £983,826 by 2037, new research has revealed.

House price boost to 60% of areas near Crossrail

Friday, 27 January 2017 | News

Average house prices have shot up in 24 out of 40 areas that border Crossrail (now called the Elizabeth line), according to new research.

“We used online estate agents and saved thousands”

Friday, 20 January 2017 | Article

We talk to home movers about their experiences of buying and selling their property online. How did they do it? Were there any pitfalls? And would they do it again?

Tough times ahead predicted for leaseholders

Thursday, 19 January 2017 | News

If you are one of the UK’s 4.1 million homeowners who holds a lease on their property, then 2017 could be your annus horribilis, according to a leasehold expert.

UK average house prices hit £218,000

Thursday, 19 January 2017 | News

House prices in the UK have continued to rise steadily, increasing annually by 6.7% in the year to November 2016, with the average house now costing £217,928.

Over half of Moneywise users happy for garden villages to be built near them

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 | News

More than half (52%) of Moneywise.co.uk users agree with more garden villages being built - even if it’s near where they live.

Small deposit mortgages cost £300 more a month

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 | News

Homebuyers with a 5% deposit are paying almost £300 a month more for their mortgage than the equivalent purchaser with a 25% deposit.

Superstitious house buyers avoid number 13 despite it being cheaper

Friday, 13 January 2017 | News

Almost a third of Brits are less likely to buy a property at number 13 and almost a quarter would expect this address to be cheaper than neighbouring properties, a new poll has revealed.

Homeowners across Southern Rail network face extra misery

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 | News

The first of six 24-hour strikes planned by Southern train drivers is now under way, but it’s not just commuters who are suffering.