house buying

Brexit puts a quarter of Brits off house-hunting in Europe

Monday, 26 June 2017 | News

Just over a year on from the EU referendum vote, 28% of Brits have abandoned their dream of owning a property in Europe, new data from BNP Paribas International Buyers reveals.

Home buyers want a good broadband connection

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 | News

A good broadband connection is becoming increasingly important to house buyers, according to new research by GoCompare.

Online agents outperform average – but not top – high street rivals

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Britain’s online estate agents are starting to outperform many of their high street rivals, according to research by the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA)....

The lowdown on leaseholds

Monday, 15 May 2017 | Article

Faced with escalating ground rents, sky-high service charges and unscrupulous management companies, lease holders are increasingly seen as the poor relation when it comes to homeownership.

Arsenal and Chelsea bottom of the Premier League property price growth table

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 | News

Arsenal’s less than stellar performance in the Premier League this season is matched by an even poorer performance in the property price growth tables, according to new research by an online estate agent.

Hove beats London for young homebuyers

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | News

Hove in East Sussex is the most sought after location for young professionals buying a home in England and Wales, according to Lloyds Bank’s new research.

Bank of gran and granddad help one in 10 first-time buyers

Monday, 06 March 2017 | News

First-time buyers (FTBs) are increasingly relying on grandparents to help them on to the property ladder, new research has revealed.

Second-time buyers sit on over £100,000 equity

Saturday, 04 March 2017 | News

Second steppers selling their first home have seen the equity in their property go up typically by £105,000, new research has revealed.

Stat of the month: 11 buyers chase every property

Monday, 27 February 2017 | News

A drop in the number of properties on the market, combined with a rise in the number of house hunters, meant that, on average, there were 11 buyers for every property in January, according to new research.

London house prices steam ahead to reach £580k

Friday, 17 February 2017 | News

House prices in London have dramatically pulled away from the rest of England and Wales in the last two decades.