Sentiment towards the housing market in the UK continues to improve, with the proportion of people thinking that it will be a good time to sell in the next 12 months exceeding those who think it will be a bad time.Read full article: [More people in UK think 2014 will be a good time to sell their home]
London boroughs, Manchester and Kingston upon Hull are retirement rental hotspots in England and Wales, according to new research based on an analysis of data from the Office of National Statistics.
Less than three months on from the start of the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, over 6,000 people have put in offers on a home and applied for a mortgage, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced today (Thursday 02 January).Read full article: [Latest Help to Buy figures show positive start to the flagship scheme]
A third of renters in the UK are planning to buy their first home in 2014, many spurred on by the introduction of Help to Buy, a new survey suggests.Read full article: [More people renting in the UK intend to buy a home in 2014]
The choice of mortgage for residential property buyers in the UK is now three times bigger than in 2009 meaning they had a choice of over 12,000 different products last month.Read full article: [Mortgage choice for UK buyers at highest for five years]
The percentage of first time buyers in the UK purchasing homes has increased to the highest level seen since 2009, however the supply of houses have fallen again, according to the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA).Read full article: [Number of first time buyers in UK at its highest since 2009, NAEA data shows]
The UK’s residential property lending market is ending the year on a good note with gross lending for the year set to reach £170 million, higher than expected.Read full article: [UK residential mortgage lending up 30% year on year, latest CML estimate suggests]