Buying a home after a break-up: What you need to know

Breaking up from a long-term relationship is traumatic enough without the additional worry of moving home. Can you afford to buy after your split, or will you rent?

Home buyers spend around £5,000 on unexpected legal fees

Friday, 09 November 2018 | News

Home buyers in the UK typically spend £5,500 on solicitor’s unexpected fees, according to new research from a digital conveyancer.

Annual house price growth slowest for five years

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 | News

House prices have increased at their slowest rate since March 2013 at just 1.5% higher than last year, according to latest figures from Halifax.

Top 10 worst home renovations that turn off buyers revealed - including carpeted bathrooms and artex ceilings

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | News

If you are thinking of making some home improvements to your property, whatever you do don’t even think of adding woodchip wallpaper or a carpeted bathroom. Mirrored ceilings are also a definite no-no.

Average house is worth £114,000 more than its rebuild cost

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 | News

The actual cost of rebuilding a house only accounts for three-fifths (59%) of its market value, with the remainder based on factors such as its location, according to Direct Line.

22 days to sell your house: The fastest moving property market in Britain revealed

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | News

Home sellers in Edinburgh have the good fortune of selling in the fastest-moving property market in the UK.

Give tax breaks to landlords who sell to long-term tenants, says think tank

Monday, 08 October 2018 | News

The government is being urged to give landlords in England a tax break if they sell their rental properties to long-term tenants.

Nationwide: UK house price growth is stable in September

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 | News

House prices continued to grow at a steady pace in September, going up by 2% over the year, with the average house in the UK now costing £214,922, according to latest data from Nationwide.

Japanese knotweed blight 'has slashed UK house prices by £20bn'

Friday, 28 September 2018 | News

British homeowners plagued by Japanese knotweed have seen £20 billion in total wiped off the price of their homes, according to new research.

Revealed: Britain’s most expensive streets, as the number of £1m-plus homes goes up by 20%

Thursday, 27 September 2018 | News

There are now 17,289 streets in Britain where the average property value is £1 million-plus, up from 14,417 in 2017, according to Zoopla’s 2018 Rich List.

Mark Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cause massive house price falls

Friday, 14 September 2018 | News

Homeowners could be at significant risk of crashing house prices in the event of no deal being struck between Britain and the EU, the governor of the Bank of England has reportedly told the cabinet.