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Monthly Archives: March 2019
When you are in the middle of buying a house, it can feel like everything needs to be have been done yesterday. No-one wants the process held up by a delay. So, how long does it take to have a survey done on a property? And how can you speed things up?
Get your 2 for 1 tickets to Grand Designs Live London 2019, 4-12 May 2019 at London's Excel and come and meet the HomeOwners Alliance team.
In this week’s mortgage round up, finance journalist Ruth Jackson looks at how switching your mortgage could boost your income by 15%, how much opting for a 40-year mortgage actually costs you and changes to help mortgage prisoners.
And government gives house builders wanting to use Help to Buy a warning - but will that that deliver quality housing?
In this year's HomeOwners Survey, concerns about the quality of Britain’s housing stock and our outdated leasehold system have soared faster than at any point since 2014. We take a look at worries UK housing isn't fit for purpose - and other issues keeping us all awake at night....
Would you move if it meant you could get on the property ladder? Here’s the five best cities for first time buyers to get a home. Plus the five places to avoid.
MPs today reported how leaseholders have been "treated as a source of steady profit". We look at this and other revelations in the report from the House of Commons Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, and their recommendations for change
Saving a deposit for a house is an uphill battle. According to the latest stats from the Money Charity it would take 24 years to save the average deposit at the average savings rate out of the average salary. So with the number of first time buyers at its highest level in 12 years - how exactly is everyone saving enough to buy?
In our latest mortgage round-up, finance journalist Ruth Jackson looks at a spate of good news including low interest rates, rising completions and how brokers are helping first-time buyers.
There are lots of good reasons to buy a #newbuild home at the moment, but arranging a #mortgage can be more complic… https://t.co/bwJanveFje
05 June 2020
Should you stay or should you go? It's the question we keep getting asked by prospective #homemovers. To help you d… https://t.co/frpsLZGU0v
05 June 2020