Give older homeowners tax break to ease housing crisis

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

Reducing the amount of stamp duty tax applied to older home buyers could alleviate the pressure on the UK housing market and free up much-needed housing stock.

Rental round-up: cheaper to rent than to buy in London

Friday, 19 May 2017 | News

Research by property portal Zoopla suggests it is cheaper to rent than to buy a property in over half (54%) of UK cities.

Affordability worries hit home buyers

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 | News

Almost half of consumers (49%) expect house prices to rise over the next 12 months, while just 10% expect them to fall, according to new industry data.

New-build homes 'unaffordable' for eight in 10 families

Friday, 03 March 2017 | News

The current system of housebuilding in England is failing families by producing high-priced, poor-quality homes that are ‘rigged’ in favour of big developers, according to a new report by Shelter.

House prices up but outlook more subdued

Thursday, 16 February 2017 | News

House prices in the UK continue their upward trajectory, going up by 7.2% over the year to December 2016, with the average house costing £219,544.

The AA launches competitive member-only mortgages

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 | News

The AA has this week launched a pair of competitive new mortgage deals, although they are only available to AA breakdown cover members.

Over half of Moneywise users happy for garden villages to be built near them

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 | News

More than half (52%) of users agree with more garden villages being built - even if it’s near where they live.

Estate agents predict ‘no property Armageddon’ in 2017

Thursday, 08 December 2016 | News

House price inflation will remain low and the number of transactions will remain steady in the year ahead, the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has predicted.