Buying

Homes near top state schools cost £34,000 extra

Monday, 10 September 2012 | News

Parents shell out an extra £33,631 when buying a home in an area close to a top-performing state school.

House prices slip by 0.4%

Thursday, 06 September 2012 | News
House prices fell by 0.4% in August, compared with July's figures, taking the average value of a home to £160,256.
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House prices rise in August

Friday, 31 August 2012 | News

House prices rose by 1.3% in August, according to the latest figures from the Nationwide house price index.

Housing market gets a boost from wealthy buyers

Friday, 17 August 2012 | News

The average house price in across England and Wales rose by £367 in July - the 11th rise in the last 12 months, according to figures from Acadametrics.

House prices remain "in limbo"

Monday, 06 August 2012 | News

The price of the average house in the UK has remained unchanged at £161,094 in the last three months, 0.6% lower than the same period last year, according to the Halifax house price index.

House prices fall by 0.7%

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 | News

UK house prices have declined by a further 0.7 % in July, making it the fourth fall in five months, according to Nationwide's latest house price survey.

East End house prices get Olympic boost

Monday, 23 July 2012 | News

The average home in east London has risen in value by almost £70,000 since it was announced that London had been awarded the Olympic Games back in July 2005.

The five-step legal process to buying a house

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 | Article

1 Pre-contractual stage

The pitfalls to avoid when buying a house

Friday, 13 July 2012 | Article

I am gearing up to become a first-time buyer. By autumn, my fiancé and I hope to be sleeping under our very own roof after a decade of renting.

How the self-employed can get on the property ladder

Thursday, 05 July 2012 | Article

When the credit bubble burst a few years back and the ensuing crisis engulfed the whole economy, the finger of blame was looking for somewhere to fall.