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KEYWORD "Accord" - 100 RESULTS
Record long mortgage terms for first time buyers

An analysis of government house price data by business consultancy Hargreaves Lansdown suggests the typical mortgage term for a first time...

17 April 2024

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Revealed - the latest trends in UK lending and borrowing

A new report reveals the latest trends  in UK lending and borrowing, compiled by lending software company Lenvi. The most notable trends include...

17 April 2024

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Jury’s Out - Is the YBS 99% mortgage a good idea?

Yorkshire Building Society new fee-free offer will enable first-time buyers across England, Scotland or Wales with a £5,000 deposit to purchase...

02 April 2024

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Analysis shows long term rebalancing housing market

The average volume of UK properties listed for sale month-on-month rose by 58% in 2023 compared to a year previously, underscoring...

27 March 2024

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Massive importance of Private Rental Sector revealed in new report

Some of the biggest names in the trade, lending and advisory sectors have produced a report outlining the vast significance that...

27 March 2024

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Many landlords to end fixed-rate deals soon, says lender

Some 40% of residential landlords with a mortgage - fixed, tracker or discount - are due to renew their mortgage rate...

18 March 2024

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New analysis shows link between rates and longer mortgage terms

The ‘average’ 25 year mortgage term is increasingly becoming a thing of the past says USwitch. A recent study of the data...

13 March 2024

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Dip in demand for new builds as interest rates keep buyers at bay

Homebuyer appetites for new-build properties have dipped. Demand dropped 1.1 per cent in the last quarter according to analysis by easyMoney of...

11 March 2024

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Budget Day - Rightmove pours cold water on 99% mortgage idea

Rightmove says the housing market needs a more innovative mortgage initiative than the 99 per cent idea floated by the government. The...

06 March 2024

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BTL fixed rates plummet as product choice rises again

The buy to let mortgage sector has seen fixed rates fall to their lowest point since September 2022, according to analysis...

04 March 2024

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Downsizers can unlock housing market and upsize their retirement plans

Downsizers across England and Wales could unlock an average £305,090 by moving from a four bed to a two bed home,...

28 February 2024

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Surge in interest in Energy Efficient Homes - study’s claim

There’s been a surge in enthusiasm for energy efficient homes according to research from heat pump advocates OVO. It says that a...

21 February 2024

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Will stable inflation prompt a rate cut? Or will the Bank stick?

Diverse views have emerged from financial services figures in response to last week’s news that the headline rate of inflation remained...

21 February 2024

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Commercial property lending forecast to soar in next four years

There are clear signs the commercial property market is adjusting to today’s high interest rate environment according to specialist lender Together. Its...

05 February 2024

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Mortgage Market Bounce drives housing market recovery

The number of mortgages offered to home buyers went up from 49,300 in November to 50,500 in December, against the normal...

05 February 2024

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Halifax explains why most first time buyer applications are in joint names

Almost two thirds of first time buyers mortgage completions are in joint names (with two or more people), according to the...

05 February 2024

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Boost In Buy To Let Lending expected this year say brokers

Just under half of mortgage brokers expect to place more limited company buy-to-let business throughout the next 12 months, Paragon Bank...

31 January 2024

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House prices fragile but sentiment amongst buyers very strong - Savills

Respected estate agency and property consultancy Savills is warning that house prices may dip in 2024. In the run-up to Christmas it...

31 January 2024

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Mortgage costs push big jump in buy to let landlord incorporation

Despite a sharp fall in the number of homes bought by landlords in 2023, the number of limited companies set up...

24 January 2024

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Happy Holidays! Lifetime mortgage funds fuel trips of a lifetime

Lifetime mortgage fund usage continues to show a mixture of aspirational and needs-based borrowing, according to figures from lender Pure Retirement....

24 January 2024

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Shock government figure means likely delays to first rate cut

There are growing fears that the hoped-for Bank of England base rate cut this spring - the first off possibly several...

22 January 2024

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Awareness of Green Mortgages plummets - new figures

Awareness of green mortgages is dipping among buyers, according to new research. Almost two thirds of mortgage advisers say their clients have...

10 January 2024

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Demand for Mortgages Soars as rates war draws in applicants

Latest Bank of England data released in recent days shows net mortgage approvals for house purchases rose from 47,900 in October...

08 January 2024

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Housing Market Kicks Off 2024 with strong demand, according to Rightmove

A record number of sellers came to market on Boxing Day 2023 according to Rightmove. The 26 per cent increase in new...

08 January 2024

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Buy To Let Turning A Corner? Confidence grows says mortgage chief

Some 74 per cent of residential buy to let landlords feel confident about the performance of the property market over the...

03 January 2024

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Mortgage Rates lead to fewer moves from London in 2023

The number of Londoners leaving the capital to move elsewhere in Britain dropped back sharply in 2023, following two years of...

27 December 2023

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Falling swap rates indicate lower mortgage rates - eventually

Mortgage rates are predicted to fall next year as lenders take advantage of cheaper funding, after figures show that average swap...

20 December 2023

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Going Green - more eco-mortgages on the market now than a year ago

More lenders have green mortgage deals on the market now compared to a year ago, according to the Mortgage Advice Bureau. Some...

18 December 2023

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Big Rise for 35-year-plus mortgages amongst first time buyers

Some 20 per cent of first time buyers are snapping up mortgages of 35 years or more according to UK Finance. In...

13 December 2023

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Buy To Let arrears double in 12 months

Cases of buy-to-let arrears have doubled in a single year, according to a new analysis. The research, from Octane Capital, analysed quarterly...

13 December 2023

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Accord cuts rates on buy to let range

Accord Mortgages is cutting rates on its buy-to-let range in what it calls a bid to “offer better value to brokers...

11 December 2023

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Plea to lenders to understand more complex mortgage applicants

Some 40 per cent of self-employed individuals think lenders need to be more understanding when it comes to those with complex...

11 December 2023

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Grinch! No Christmas cheer in Q3 UK Finance sentiment survey

There’s been a sharp decline in household financial confidence in the UK according to the latest UK Finance sentiment survey. The Q3...

11 December 2023

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Mortgage industry’s low LTVs blamed for homes being empty

Low loan to value ratios from mortgage lenders are leaving an estimated 90,000 new build homes empty across the UK as...

06 December 2023

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Buyers Increasingly Use Family Inheritance to fund Property Purchase

London accounts for the highest proportion of homebuyers using family inheritance to fund property purchases, according to compliance platform Thirdfort.  Some 18...

06 December 2023

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Surge in Homes Coming To Market for Boxing Day Bonanza

There’s been a 46 per cent increase in ‘for sale’ stock hitting the market as sellers look forward to a Boxing...

04 December 2023

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Falling mortgage costs could trigger 2024 housing bounce - claim

Knight Frank says a reduction in mortgage costs as early as February - or perhaps more likely in Q2 next year...

29 November 2023

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Opportunity for Brokers as first timers rely on family and friends

First time buyers aged 18 to 34 are primarily relying on advice from family and friends rather than a broker for support on the homebuying process, according to Coventry for...

27 November 2023

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Why do so few people seek professional financial advice?

A new study shows a remarkably low number of people seeking professional financial advice. The report is called State of Flux and...

22 November 2023

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Brokers’ advice crucial for first time buyers says new report

The first time buyer economy, comprised of lending and spending, will reach £74.1 billion by 2025, according to research by Coventry...

08 November 2023

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Mortgage arrears soar in UK according to global credit service

Global credit intelligence provider Pepper Advantage, which has a 100,000+ UK residential mortgage portfolio, says arrears in this country have seen...

06 November 2023

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King’s Speech This Week - leasehold reform backed by mortgage bosses

Tomorrow’s King’s Speech, setting out the legislative agenda for the coming year, looks certain to include leasehold reform - and the...

06 November 2023

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Brokers ‘need to offer more support to hard-pressed landlords’

Landlords need greater support from mortgage advisers in order to navigate the best course through the current economic climate. That’s according to...

01 November 2023

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Record mortgage debt repayments as equity release “changes market”

UK mortgage holders are repaying record amounts of mortgage debt, according to the  Equity Release Council. But the ERC claims high levels...

25 October 2023

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Rate Rise Rumours - latest inflation data may trigger new hike

There are growing fears of yet another Bank of England base rate rise next month following the surprise inflation figure released...

23 October 2023

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Boom! Big increase in mortgage choice for investor borrowers

The buy-to-let sector has seen fixed rates fall and product choice grow month-on-month, according to the latest analysis by Moneyfactscompare. Overall buy-to-let...

16 October 2023

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Borrowers Show Low Level Of Understanding Their Debt - survey

A depressing 64 per cent of people have taken out a mortgage or personal loan without fully understanding how it works,...

11 October 2023

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Many More 35-Year Mortgages - new figures show surge

New data from Experian reveals that one in four mortgages lent to those under 30 now have a term of 35...

11 October 2023

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Busy Season for Home Buyers Despite Market Slowdown

Despite the housing market slowdown, brokers are being warned that the autumn months of September, October and November have typically seen...

11 October 2023

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Millions of Borrowers Struggle with Mortgage Payments

An estimated seven million UK households are struggling to keep up with their rent or mortgage payments, Which? warns, with millions...

04 October 2023

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Average rate on five-year fixed deal is sub-6% for first time in months

The interest rate on the average five-year fixed mortgage has dropped below 6.0 per cent for the first time in nearly...

02 October 2023

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Huge Increase in Three Year Fixed Mortgage Products

The number of three-year fixed mortgage products available from lenders has been rising over the last few months as borrowers coming...

02 October 2023

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot… like a Christmas mortgage crisis

Half a million mortgage-holders are facing an imminent financial shock as their fixed deals end in the run-up to Christmas or...

25 September 2023

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High Mortgage Rates are bad for your health (literally)

Pressure on mortgage holders is leaving Briton struggling to cope with their mental and physical health according to a wellbeing service...

20 September 2023

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Interest Rate Damage - huge regional variations to housing market

The impact of higher interest rates isn’t felt equally across the country, according to data from the Halifax. Despite recording one of...

06 September 2023

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Borrowers switch to lump-sum repayments and fixed rate products

UK mortgage customers are turning to fixed rates and lump-sum payments as interest rates rise, according to new research by Butterfield...

23 August 2023

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Will improving economic news trigger a Mortgage War?

There is speculation that the recent spate of figures from the UK economy may prompt a war between mortgage providers as...

21 August 2023

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Ban The Scams! Consultation requires broker input

Plans to ban cold calls for financial products are the subject of a consultation marking the next step in delivering the...

16 August 2023

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Broker searches for interest-free mortgages soar

Legal & General’s new Ignite platform has seen a rise of 53 per cent in one month for broker searches for...

18 July 2023

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Mortgage approval boost means broker advice ‘needed more than ever’

Mortgage approvals rose by just over three per cent from 49,000 in April to 50,500 in May according to new Bank...

04 July 2023

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Property expert gives his verdict on new mortgage products

After the latest rise in Bank of England Base Rate, mortgage lenders are offering new products to help those struggling to...

23 May 2023

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Mortgage market confidence recovers in Q1, says IMLA

There’s a growing optimism about the outlook for the mortgage market, according to the latest Mortgage Market Tracker report from the...

16 May 2023

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First-time buyers face record prices as sales recover

New seller asking prices rise by just 0.2% (+£890) this month to £366,247, which is notably lower than the average increase...

25 April 2023

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Buying property is main goal for 1 in 3

It’s turning into a buyers’ market as sellers are accepting on average £14,000 or 4% less than their asking price, according...

25 April 2023

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Accord bucks upward swaps trend with further rate cuts

Accord is once again cuts rates across its residential mortgage range by between 0.15% and 0.25%, at a time when market...

25 April 2023

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Accord cuts rates at the double!

Accord Mortgages is making further changes to its buy-to-let and residential rates. For the second time in as many weeks, buy to...

04 April 2023

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Bank of Mum and Dad forks out £8.8 bn

Gifts and loans from the Bank of Mum & Dad (BOMAD) totalled £8.8 billion in 2022, according to the latest analysis...

21 March 2023

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Young people more likely to opt for trackers, says Uswitch study

People aged 18-24 are more than twice as likely to choose a tracker mortgage than any other age group Those 55 or...

07 February 2023

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Stormy weather for homebuyers but forecast is brighter

The Bank of England last week hiked interest rates by 0.5 percentage points - pushing the benchmark rate to 4% up...

07 February 2023

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Finance expert offers spoonful of sugar to mortgage holders

Mortgage holders swallowed another bitter pill last week when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the tenth consecutive time. The...

07 February 2023

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Homebuyers more buoyant than expected, says Rose Capital

Homebuyer confidence is higher than was expected at the end of 2022, according to a leading mortgage broker. Richard Campo, founder of...

31 January 2023

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Third rate cut in as many weeks for Accord buy-to-let

Accord Mortgages has made changes to its buy-to-let range to offer lower rates to brokers and their clients. The intermediary-only lender is...

31 January 2023

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Mortgage market will see a new normal, says Capricorn

Capricorn Financial Consultancy has released its market expectations for 2023, predicting that the UK mortgage market will have to acclimatise to...

24 January 2023

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Lenders should review security because of potential rise in defaults, says law firm

A possible surge in defaults due to economic headwinds should result in lenders reviewing their loan books and underlying security, according...

24 January 2023

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World Cup boost for housing sector

THE increase in growth announced is a “very welcome” tonic for the housing sector, according to a leading property association. The National...

17 January 2023

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Sharp rise in property transaction fall-throughs costs £300m

There has been a a sharp increase in the number of property fall-throughs, according to House Buyer Bureau. Their latest industry index...

17 January 2023

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Price Drop Panic – Homeowners rush to sell before prices drop

According to property purchasing specialist, House Buyer Bureau, there has been a flurry of homeowners rushing to list their properties for...

13 December 2022

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Décor to avoid – Festive decorations that could deter buyers

With the festive season around the corner, many homeowners are itching to pull out the stops with their Christmas decorations.  According to...

01 December 2022

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Fewer homes sell within two weeks of hitting the market

Barrows and Forrester reveal that the level of homes being snapped up within two weeks of being listed has fallen to 6.8%....

29 November 2022

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Residential homes driving greenhouse gas emissions across the UK

Property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has uncovered some interesting details regarding greenhouse gas emissions among residential properties. The research shows that...

24 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - property transactions set to fall by 17%

House Buyer Bureau reveal that transactions could drop by 17% in spring 2023 next year. The property purchasing specialist claim that the...

22 November 2022

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Swift Sales - estate agents secure buyers 14.7 days faster

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, recently analysed property market performance to reveal the time it takes for agents to secure buyers. The...

17 November 2022

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70% of landlords own rental properties with D-grade or below EPCs

Despite Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) changes slowly creeping up, the majority of landlords still have low ratings. If landlords do not comply...

08 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The Rise of BTL - Portfolio rental returns increase by 18%

Specialist rental platform, Ocasa, recently shared new findings about rental incomes landlords have received over the past year. According to the analysis, the...

27 October 2022

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Stock Levels - England’s Private Rented Sector housing stock to exceed 5 million homes

Specialist rental platform, Ocasa, claims that England’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) could surpass 5 million homes by 2025.  Over the past decade,...

25 October 2022

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Revealed - why now could be the right time to remortgage

New research by Revolution Brokers show that the average monthly cost of a variable rate mortgage has climbed by 13.3% so far...

18 October 2022

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Revealed - £3bn worth of new homes sold in 2022

The new homes sales progression and aftercare platform, Unlatch, reveals that Great Britain’s new-build housing market is worth almost £3 billion. In accordance...

06 October 2022

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Oh dear! Mortgage payments see second largest increase

Not the best news for the property sector, as the latest research by Revolution Brokers, shows that the monthly cost of...

06 October 2022

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Housing market set to remain steady throughout autumn months

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, suggests that the property market will remain steady throughout the autumn. An analysis of property market data over...

03 October 2022

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Revealed: 41% of deals pulled since mini-budget as mortgage chaos grips UK

Since Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-Budget last Friday - which has caused a run on the pound and mass panic in financial markets...

30 September 2022

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Data security concerns makes over 55s reluctant to go online

Older borrowers could be missing out on the best mortgage and equity release deals through fears about the security of their...

30 September 2022

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Declining prices – property values have fallen up to £13,000 a month in these areas

The latest research from property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, revealed that some areas in England have seen up to £183,266 wiped off the...

22 September 2022

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The mortgage sector accounts for 71% of the £250bn worth of property sold

According to the latest research by Revolution Brokers, £251 billion worth of properties have sold across England. The mortgage sector accounts...

22 September 2022

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Utility bills set to reach one third of mortgage payment costs

According to new research by online brokerage service, Revolution Brokers, the energy price cap increase set to begin in October will...

13 September 2022

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Soaring energy bills threaten to eat up 11% of salary

New research by RIFT Tax Refunds reveals that by March 2023 household bills will cost 11% of the average person’s salary. The cost-of-living crisis...

01 September 2022

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Insight - 50-year mortgages pose high risk for the housing market

According to a leading property firm, the latest announcement that a specialist lender has been given a license to off 50-year...

01 September 2022

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Revealed - UK’s best and worst performing property markets

Property purchasing specialist, HBB Solutions, has carried out a study recently which revealed areas of the UK property market that have...

25 August 2022

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First-time buyer deposits climb 41% in the last decade

Deposits for property purchases typically cost 10-15% of the value of the home and saving for one can be particularly challenging, especially for...

16 August 2022

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Revealed - mortgage shelf life drops to new low

Provider of retail financial product data, Moneyfacts, announced that although average rates have risen for a 10th consecutive month the average...

09 August 2022

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Hotspots where short term rentals account for up to 7% of housing stock

New research by estate agent comparison website GetAgent reveals that holiday lets are heating up. The findings show that holiday lets account...

09 August 2022

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