Homeowners pay £12,000 more for good schools

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | News

UK parents are prepared to pay an extra £12,141, on average, to buy a house close to the school they want their children to go to.

House asking prices continue to fall

Friday, 19 August 2011 | News

House sellers dropped their asking prices for the second month in a row in August, according to Rightmove.

Home repossessions down year-on-year

Thursday, 11 August 2011 | News

The number of homes repossessed this year is 7% down from a year ago, according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Number of first-time buyers highest in 10 months

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 | News

The number of first-time buyers being approved for a mortgage reached its highest peak for 10 months in June, according to research from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Modest rise in house prices

Friday, 05 August 2011 | News

House prices have increased by 0.5% in the last quarter, according to the latest Halifax house price index.

Is the buy-to-let market bouncing back?

Monday, 08 August 2011 | Article

In the years leading up to the credit crunch, the buy-to-let market was booming.

House prices rise 0.2% in July

Friday, 29 July 2011 | News

House prices rose by a modest 0.2% in July, according to Nationwide.

On an annual basis though, house prices are still down 0.4%, with the average house price in the UK standing at £168,731.

House prices rise in first half of 2011

Thursday, 28 July 2011 | News

Average house prices have risen by 1.8% in the first six months of the year, according to Assetz.

East London house prices given Olympian boost

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 | News

Property prices in east London are soaring by £192 a week, according to Lloyds TSB.

How to get a mortgage abroad

Thursday, 14 June 2012 | Article

Q: We are thinking of buying a property in Orlando that we can use for holidays but also rent out the rest of the time - we view this as an investment for the future.