According to new figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), first-time buyers (FTB) were loaned £5.5bn in June, the highest amount for nine years. That total was 28% up on May and 25% more than June the previous year. The £5.5bn total comprised 34,300... read more
Banks and building societies have been urged to lower their mortgage rates in line with the Bank of England (BoE) which reduced its base rate from 0.5% to 0.25%. The governor of the BoE, Mark Carney, has said there is “no excuse” for lenders not to pass on the... read more
According to a new survey carried out by Halifax, the most affordable local authority district (LAD) in the UK is East Dunbartonshire, situated just to the north of Glasgow. The analysis by the UK’s largest mortgage provider compared local house prices to... read more
New build homes are built to much higher standards and with ever rising energy costs, energy efficiency is an important aspect to consider when buying a new home. Overall, new build homes are far cheaper to run and will dramatically…
Buying a home is one of the biggest moves you will ever make. But it doesn’t have to be as stressful as some will have you believe. By understanding the process and planning properly you can ensure YOU are in control every step of the way.