Buying

House prices rise slightly in March

Thursday, 07 April 2011 | News

House prices rose by 0.1% in March, but are still 2.9% down year-on-year, according to Halifax.

Five tips to get you on the property ladder

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 | Article

ONE: Find a high LTV deal

Budget 2011: Mortgage scheme launched to help first-time buyers

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 | Article

The £250 million FirstBuy Scheme, which formed part of today's Budget, will support families who can't afford the high deposits required to obtain a...

Sellers returning to the property market

Thursday, 17 March 2011 | News

The number of people putting their homes up for sale has risen by 25% in the last year, according to recent statistics.

Councils to help first-time buyers

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 | News

Lloyds TSB is teaming up with local councils to help first-time buyers get a foot on the property ladder.

Skipton launches 95% mortgage

Friday, 04 March 2011 | News

First-time buyers have been given a glimmer of hope after Skipton launched a 95% loan to value mortgage. This means buyers only have to stump up a deposit worth 5% of the property's price.

Unrealistic house prices damaging housing market

Monday, 28 February 2011 | Article

Homeowners reluctance to reduce the asking prices on their homes is contributing towards a stagnant market, says property website Rightmove.co.uk.

House prices fall again - how you can protect the value of your home

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 | Article

The average house price has dropped by 1.1% since last year, according to the latest house price survey by Nationwide. 

Loan scheme launched to aid first time buyers

Thursday, 13 January 2011 | Article

House-builder Barratt Developments is to give parents of first-time buyers the chance to help their children onto the property ladder by offering secured loans.

The 2011 housing market outlook

Wednesday, 12 January 2011 | Article

Residential property prices are expected to remain at around their current levels in 2011, as the post-crisis bounce-back ebbs away, but whatever the movements of the average house price, homeowners can expect a wide...