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KEYWORD "analysis" - 100 RESULTS
Interest Rate and Labour Tax worries hit prime property market

Price growth in high-value prime areas has been put on hold given uncertainty surrounding the General Election, according to the latest...

08 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Home Ownership Revolution thanks to election - agency's view

The Conservatives are set to lose nearly half of homeowner votes this week, latest polling from national estate agency Jackson-Stops reveals....

03 July 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyers deterred by over-strict mortgage rules - claim

New research from the Intermediary Mortgage Landers Association suggests that the cumulative shortfall in first-time buyer numbers since the financial crisis...

01 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Over 18m UK homes need green upgrades says Rightmove

A huge survey involving analysis of over 14,000 properties suggests an urgent need for the next government to help private rental...

01 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage-backed transactions still far below normal

Mortgage-backed housing sales volumes over the last three months are still some 49% below this time last year. A new analysis by...

01 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate Impact - why rates are volatile for mortgages

Interest rates for borrowers have been volatile over the past six months, despite no change to the Bank of England base...

24 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Later life mortgage lending falls, but still casts a shadow over retirement

New figures from UK Finance show a drop off in later life mortgage lending in recent months. There were 28,840 new loans...

12 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage market will see off General Election instability - expert's view

The mortgage market is resilient enough to endure temporary political uncertainty created by next month’s General Election. That’s the view of Jonathan...

10 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Lenders start to pull high LTV mortgage products

Despite a more subdued period for the mortgage market, analysis by Moneyfacts shows a handful of lenders pulled higher loan-to-value deals.   Last...

05 June 2024

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyer loan applications soar - now biggest sector of mortgage market

Applications from first time buyers have grown by 33% so far this year with FTBs now making up a higher proportion...

03 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Election unlikely to impact property market revival - new figures

Analysis by an estate agency shows that since the 1980s, house prices have climbed by an average of 5.4% in the...

03 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Period Home premiums and overheads deter buyers - new analysis

An analysis of period property transactions reveals that demand has slumped as low as 39.2% of previous highs because of premiums...

03 June 2024

From: Breaking News

House Buyers not deterred by General Election - Rightmove data

New data from Rightmove reveals that 95% of people planning to move home say the July General Election will not affect...

30 May 2024

From: Breaking News

High Interest Rates push buyers into smaller property purchases

An online agency has analysed current housing market listings to see which types of home are most in demand from England’s...

28 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Interest Rate impact on Mortgages - a six month analysis

Interest rates for borrowers have shown mixed signs of both rises and falls over the past six months. Moneyfactscompare has analysed...

13 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let purchases plummet - it’s because of Stamp Duty

The proportion of buy to let properties purchased in Southern England fell to a record low last year, continuing a trend...

01 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage lending plummets ahead of expected summer surge

Mortgage lending has fallen by -28.6% in the past year, according to a new analysis. Octane Capital analysed gross mortgage lending data*...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Broker industry revenue set to pass £2.5 billion by 2030

Jonathan Samuels, chief executive of Octane Capital, believes that with the property market now showing early signs of a return to...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Top Three Lenders invest in improved house buying process

Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, NatWest - along with Rightmove - have announced a strategic investment in Coadjute, a prominent PropTech business. This...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

How Much Will Mortgage Rates Affect The Housing Market?

Recent economic data was reassuringly predictable. We learned that core inflation fell by fractionally more than expected while services inflation proved slightly...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

New analysis shows busiest cities for buyers in today’s housing market

Analysis from estate agency Yopa reveals that while the London market may be the worst performing in terms of house prices, it...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Most activity down to remortgagers not buyers - analysis

Remortgagers, not buyers, are fuelling the increase in mortgage industry activity. That’s the view of Octane Capital following an analysis of Bank...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty’s damage to borrowers exposed by building society

The true cost of stamp duty is two thirds greater than the tax itself because it obliges buyers to spend far...

26 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Octane Capital issues a brutal warning on mortgage rates

By Jonathan Samuels, chief executive of specialist property lender Octane Capital, writes: The Bank of England’s decision to hold interest rates on...

14 February 2024

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Demand for Family Homes keeping Prime London market active says agency

A growing appetite amongst buyers for family homes is helping to drive London’s high value prime market, an agency claims.  Benham and...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

It’s Been a Boom Month for Fixed Deals and Incentives

Lenders are offering more fixed deals with incentives since the start of last month - November - but analysis by Moneyfactscompare...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

New Build Market in 2024 - a mortgage industry perspective

A new analysis of the new build housing market for next year suggests that eventually there will be a bounce, triggered...

29 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Cost of living crisis triggers wildly diverse Mortgage product demand

New data from Legal & General - based on searches to its Ignite platform - suggests a diverse mortgage market during...

22 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Pressure on Hunt to deliver mortgage help for landlords this week

Following analysis of its 2023 buy to let mortgage market data, Twenty7tec has reported a significant fall in searches for buy...

20 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Single First-Time Buyers cannot afford 75% of homes using Mortgage Guarantee Scheme

Rightmove claims that single first-time buyers on an average salary and with a 5.0 per cent deposit could not afford three-quarters...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let Mortgage Market Booms - new analysis

A new analysis of the UK’s buy to let mortgage market shows just how much it’s grown over the past decade,...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

More Fall-Throughs Hit Housing Market

The latest industry index on property fall throughs by quick-buy property firm House Buyer Bureau shows the problem accelerating across the...

04 October 2023

From: Breaking News

One More Rate Rise? Or Is This It For Now?

The jury is out as to whether there will be a rate rise this week when the Bank of England Monetary...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

FCA slams much late life mortgage advice as sub-standard

Almost 400 misleading promotions by later life mortgage firms have been binned or amended, thanks to the Financial Conduct Authority.   The...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Warning over Personal Guarantees required for BTL Limited Company mortgages

New analysis of personal guarantee requests from lenders for Limited Company Buy to Let mortgage, has found that the average personal...

18 September 2023

From: Breaking News

UK Finance Review shows how borrowers cope with higher rates

UK Finance’s latest Household Finance Review - for the second quarter of this year - lifts the lid on mortgages. The headlines...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Interest Only mortgages plummet but FCA warns on complacency

The number of interest-only (750,000) and part-interest-only (245,000) mortgages has halved since 2015, new Financial Conduct Authority analysis has found.  The fall...

21 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Approval Totals Braced For Double Digit Fall in 2023

A new analysis suggests that mortgage approval levels will decline by 11 per cent annually come the end of 2023. Octane Capital...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage brokerage industry growth defies cooling market

A new analysis shows that the UK's mortgage brokerage market is projected to grow this year despite ongoing economic insecurity. Octane Capital...

08 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Eligibility Overhaul - should criteria include EPC ratings?

Research published by the Home Builders Federation shows that the new homes owners will save an average of £135 on monthly...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed - figures show scale of mortgage deals pull-out

A new analysis by Moneyfactscompare - perhaps still better known by its old name, Moneyfacts - shows precisely how many mortgage...

06 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Bridging loan completions up 17.6% to £4.94bn

The latest market analysis by bridging finance specialists, Apex Bridging, has shown that £4.94bn was lent via bridging loan completions in...

18 April 2023

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Mortgage approvals down 20% year on year, but sunnier days ahead

The latest market analysis by specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital, reveals that recent uncertainty in the property market during the...

14 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage products drop by 41% this Christmas

A new mortgage market analysis by Octane Capital claims that the number of mortgage products available have dropped 41%, compared to...

13 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Demand for new-build homes overshadow existing homes

Although the property market is starting to slow, Stripe Property Group claims demand for new-build homes are taking the lead. In an analysis of...

01 December 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

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how will the cost of living crisis impact rental values?

A new market analysis from Ocasa, the specialist rental platform, warns that the average rent bill could reach as much as...

17 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Buy or Rent - buying a home remains cheaper than renting

New findings by Revolution Brokers suggest that despite the increasing cost of borrowing, buying is less expensive than renting.  The analysis was conducted by...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

The residential construction industry is predicted to hit £93.6bn

A new market analysis by Unlatch, predicts that the UK’s residential construction industry could increase in value by almost 20% by 2025. Currently,...

01 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Halloween-related road names that command over half a million pounds

With Halloween around the corner, new research by GetAgent.co.uk looks into the value of Halloween-related road names. An in-depth analysis of sold price data...

27 October 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

From: Breaking News

Spooky season - Haunted houses sell for as much as £227,000 less

While Halloween may be the time of year when homeowners want to shout about their haunted house, the latest research by...

25 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Secret house sales in Britain add £30.9bn to market value

Alliance Fund has revealed that the secret property market in Britain experienced £30.9 billion worth of property transactions in 2021. This figure is ranked...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - how to add some serious value to your property

Research by property maintenance solution provider, Help me Fix, has revealed that by adding an additional bedroom to your home could...

18 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Unlatch empowers UK's fastest-selling property development

New homes PropTech platform, Unlatch, has recently been appointed as a partner to Third.i Group, the Australian-founded developer now dominating the...

11 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Birmingham's most profitable postcodes for housebuilders

The latest market analysis by Unlatch, the new home sales progression and aftercare platform for developers and housebuilders, reveals where Birmingham’s...

04 October 2022

From: Breaking News

How will the stamp duty cut impact new-build stock levels?

The latest research by Alliance Fund shows that the government’s decision to cut stamp duty could boost new housing delivery by 16%. The changes...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Revealed - London’s most expensive postcode districts

Mortgage broker, Henry Dannell, recently conducted a market analysis which reveals the most expensive postcode districts in London. As England's capital city, it...

30 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Devastating hit for homebuyers as mortgage costs climb

As governmental changes sweep through the nation, countless elements within the property sector have been affected, including mortgages. Market analysis by specialist...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

New build negotiations – buyers purchasing new homes ask for 14% off

In a recent market analysis conducted by Unlatch it was discovered that new-build homes sell for 14% less than their original asking price. These...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

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

From: Breaking News

Pandemic Aftershock: landlord insurance pay-outs decline by -33%

The pandemic has had lasting effects on the property sector and market analysis from Total Landlord Insurance discloses that the average...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Property sector still driving increase in AML compliance

Sector data analysis and insight by Credas Technologies, the leading identity verification checks provider, shows that UK estate agents are contributing...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Equity Release wealth predicted to reach £6.5 billion by 2025

Equity release allows homeowners aged 55 and over to gain access to the value of their property by turning it into...

06 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlord insurance - what causes the most landlord claims?

To keep properties safe from damage and protect earnings, landlord insurance is relied on. Depending on the type of insurance that...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage transactions dip as interest rate hikes put strangle hold on borrowing

We don’t like being the bearer of bad news, but a market analysis carried out by mortgage broker, Henry Dannell, reveals...

18 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Homesellers reducing by £75,000 to secure a buyer as market cools

The pandemic property market boom is causing many homesellers to enter the market with a little too much enthusiasm when pricing...

11 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Moneyfacts enhances products to search and filter for Green Mortgages

There has been some significant developments internally for Moneyfacts Analyser, the UK’s leading online residential mortgage analysis system. The recent update has...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - new-build homes increase by 22.1%

According to a new analysis by Warwick Estates new build house prices have substantially risen over the past 12 months. The construction...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Foreign buyers have £90.7bn worth of properties in England and Wales

New findings by lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves show the highest value of homes owned by overseas buyers. An analysis...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property premiums neighbouring London parks as high as 144%

Research from Benham and Reeves, a lettings and estate agent based in London, shows that despite homebuyers having to pay 50% over...

07 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Moving in a positive direction – expert reacts to interest rate rise

Last week (June 16), the Bank of England increased the base rate by 0.25%, up from 1.00% to 1.25%. In response, Moneyfacts.co.uk...

21 June 2022

From: Breaking News

The retail sector drives the most commercial rental demand

A recent analysis of the current commercial rental market reveals which sectors are currently most in demand when it comes to...

14 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic peak in property fall-throughs plummets

The number of property sale fall-throughs, which crested during the pandemic, is predicted to fall by 12.2% in 2022, according to...

09 June 2022

From: Breaking News

FTBs move to live near properties owned by The Queen – Jubilee

A new analysis from the specialist lender Together finds that 24% of UK’s FTBs would prioritise and pay more than the...

31 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Crossrail rentals - how has it impacted the market?

Tenants who would like to make the most of Crossrail will pay up to 89% more to reside within arm’s reach...

26 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Bad news for FTBs – house prices are rising by £24 every day

The average first-time buyer (FTB) is spending £223,751 on their first property, 24% more than in 2016, according to new analysis...

19 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Insight - is the pandemic property market boom fizzling out?

Despite a strong start of the house price growth this year, the latest analysis from specialist property lending experts, Octane Capital,...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Are mortgage approvals set to soar in 2022? Studies point to yes

Mortgage approval levels could climb right through until Christmas as the pandemic property market boom shows little sign of slowing, new...

19 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Britain’s booming house market sees deposit costs for FTB escalate

Recently a study was done and revealed by Stipendium, the platform that simplifies life’s complex events such as home moving, that...

12 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Chain-free sales value rises by 43% as buyer demand soars

Demand for chain-free homes has skyrocketed as buyers continue to pay a significant premium for a fast, efficient purchase, research from...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Russian homebuyers spent £190m on London property last year

Recent property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has found that Russian residential property purchases contributed...

10 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Average time to sell a home drops as pandemic market backlog clears

Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk has recently released its analysis of the time it’s taking to sell a home, with the...

24 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London’s private schools push house prices up by as much as 121%

Recent property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has found that living close to one of the...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Green and sustainable loans: a short explainer

In this guest piece, WFW London real estate partner Richard Hughes and senior associate Alexander Collis explain in-depth about green sustainable loans....

17 February 2022

From: Breaking News

New-build market transactions drop during the pandemic

New build transactions have fallen over the last year in cities and towns across England and Wales, according to a recent...

15 February 2022

From: Breaking News

London high-end homes rise in demand

In a recent property market analysis, put forward by London-based lettings and estate agent Benham and Reeves, market growth during the...

11 January 2022

From: Breaking News

Mortgage cost rises could hit London buyers the hardest

Market analysis has revealed where house price growth could stutter should monthly interest payments start to climb as a result of...

11 January 2022

From: Breaking News

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