A quick guide to Help to Buy

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | Article

What is Help to Buy?


Home sales hit four-year high

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 | News

Home sales are at their highest for nearly four years, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Help to Buy 2 will shrink more deposits to less than £10k

Monday, 07 October 2013 | News

Up to 665,000 homebuyers in five English regions and Wales could be able to buy a property with a deposit of less than £10,000, as a result of the mortgage guarantee part the government’s Help To Buy scheme.

House prices grew in all regions in Q3

Friday, 27 September 2013 | News

House prices increased across all UK regions during the three months to September for the first time in nearly six years, according to Nationwide.

Rightmove triples house price forecast to 6%

Monday, 16 September 2013 | News

Leading online property group Rightmove has tripled its housing market forecast, leading to further fears the property market is overheating.

First-time buyers spark renewed bubble fears

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | News

Fears are growing that the property market is heading for a new bubble following news that 41% more first-time buyers took out a home loan in July 2013 compared to July 2012.

House prices rise at fastest rate for seven years

Tuesday, 10 September 2013 | News

House prices increased at their fastest rate for seven years, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), while Bank of England figures show mortgage lending has reached its highest level since 2007.

"Warning signs ahead" as house prices climb

Friday, 06 September 2013 | News

House prices in the three months to August rose by 5.4% year-on-year, the highest annual rate since June 2010, according to the Halifax house price index - leading to concern among some property experts.

First-time buyer numbers up 40% in August

Thursday, 05 September 2013 | News

First-time buyer numbers rose by 40% in the year to the end of August and are now 1% higher than they were in August 2007, according to Connells Survey & Valuation.

House prices continue to climb

Friday, 30 August 2013 | News

House prices continued to climb in August, according to the latest Nationwide house price index.