Buying

Home sales reach two-and-a-half-year high

Tuesday, 12 March 2013 | News

More homes were sold in the three months to February than at any other time in the past two-and-a-half years.

Annual house prices up 1.9%

Wednesday, 06 March 2013 | News

House prices have inched higher over the past month, the past three months and the past year, according to the Halifax house price index.

Slight jump in house prices in February

Friday, 01 March 2013 | News

House prices in the UK rose by 0.2% in February, but remained flat on an annual basis, according to Nationwide.

First-time buyers levels back to pre-credit crunch

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | News

The number of first-time buyers has returned to pre-credit crunch levels across the UK, with London leading the way, new figures show.

First-time buyers need more help

Monday, 04 March 2013 | TV /Video

Many first-time buyers have to scrimp and save for eight years before they have enough for a deposit. As a first timer myself, that doesn't surprise me at all. But I am shocked by all the other costs involved.

Housing market showing signs of recovery

Monday, 21 January 2013 | News

The property market is showing signs of "green shoots" as the number of new sellers grew 22% from last year, according to Rightmove.

Average house deposit nearly £26,500

Friday, 18 January 2013 | News

Homebuyers need to find a deposit of nearly £26,500 to buy the average home in England and Wales, according to figures from a housing investment and shared-equity mortgage provider.

2012: a year of two halves for property prices

Monday, 14 January 2013 | News

Flat house prices in December took the overall change in the average price to an increase of 3.2% in 2012, according to the latest LSL Property Services/Acadametrics house price index.  

House prices likely to remain unchanged in 2013

Monday, 07 January 2013 | News

UK house prices will change little throughout 2013, the Halifax has said.

House prices fall in December

Thursday, 03 January 2013 | News

The price of the average UK house fell by 0.1% in December with the typical UK home now worth £162,262, according to figures from Nationwide.