A major house-builder has effectively been ‘banned’ from building properties in Liverpool due to the continuing scandal over leasehold houses, it was reported this week.
Monthly Archives: May 2019
New comprehensive government guides to buying and selling a home are now available online
Nearly three quarters of the UK’s self-employed population believe their employment status makes it harder to get a mortgage, a new study has found.
Consumer journalist Rebecca Gamble brings you the top stories homeowners, home buyers and sellers need to know about from across this week's news outlets...
In this week’s mortgage round-up we look at why you should fix your mortgage rate today. We also reveal the most popular fixed-rate period and what to do to improve your chances of getting an interest-only mortgage.
There is a stamp duty exemption for first time buyers, so why not last time buyers? Older people who want to downsize should be allowed one stamp-duty free move to encourage them to downsize, says a new study.
If you’re buying or selling property then you’ll need a conveyancing solicitor to help you with the legal transaction. But how do you find one and what do they do?
It's clear from our latest YouGov poll that homeowners are putting off renovating their homes, particularly in London. The biggest obstacle? No, not Brexit, but finding a builder. But it's not the only obstacle...
Home improvements are expensive. But add on VAT at 20% and you can see why our HomeOwners Survey reveals homeowners either deterred from doing home improvements at all, or forced to pay cash to afford it