house buying

Buy a house at auction for the price of a Ford Fiesta

Friday, 11 August 2017 | News

Bid at auction and you can buy a property for the price of a three-door hatchback, according to new research by HouseSimple.com.

Premier League players could pay off average house in minutes

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

Following Neymar’s transfer to Paris Saint-Germain for a record-breaking fee of £198 million, new research looks at how fast some of the Premier League's top players could buy an average-priced house in the UK.

Property prices set to rise along new Bakerloo line extension

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

Proposals to extend the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham in south-east London, via the Old Kent Road and New Cross Gate, have been backed by two thirds of local residents and businesses, while estate...

Mortgage borrowers punished for loyalty

Thursday, 27 July 2017 | News

Stay loyal to your mortgage lender and you could be penalised by as much as £1,000 a year, according to new research by Citizens Advice.

Crackdown on developers ‘exploiting’ leaseholds on new houses in England

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | News

The government has set out plans to ban developers from selling new-build houses as leasehold in future developments, as well as limiting the amount existing homeowners have to pay in ground rent.

Other Grand Slam locations thrash Wimbledon

Monday, 03 July 2017 | News

Wimbledon may be hot news at the moment, but when it comes to property prices it is not the winning location, according to eMoov.co.uk.

Government schemes for first-time buyers don’t help poorest

Monday, 03 July 2017 | News

Many government housing schemes are more likely to support better-off first-time buyers, the Social Mobility Commission has revealed.

Renting ‘increases risk of depression’

Tuesday, 04 July 2017 | News

People who rent their homes for longer have more symptoms of depression and lower levels of well-being, according to a university study.

Property pundits play down 40% house price crash warning

Wednesday, 05 July 2017 | News

Property prices are on the brink of a crash, a former government housing adviser has warned.

First-time buyers pay record prices

Saturday, 01 July 2017 | News

The average price first-time buyers are paying to get on to the property ladder has hit a record high of £207,693, according to the latest Halifax First Time Buyer Review.