Three-fifths of homebuyers who used the government's Help to Buy scheme could have bought a home without it, the Government's spending watchdog the National Audit Office has revealed today. We take a look at how far Help to Buy has helped, where it falls down and what the options are to help first time buyers get a foot on the ladder.
Monthly Archives: June 2019
In this week’s mortgage round-up we look at why now could be the time to buy that second home you’ve always wanted, the explosion in mortgage choice for landlords and whether you should fix your mortgage for five years.
Mortgage lenders need to standardise their policies in relation to lease length in order to stop sales falling through, say experts.
John Lewis and Partners has moved into the construction industry and will offer customers home extensions.
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...
The number of Brits who successfully challenged their council tax band has increased in the last year, according to new figures. Should you challenge yours?
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has just launched a new and improved service to help match you with accredited architects in your area. Here's how it works and what to think about...
While 6 in 10 renters fear they will NEVER afford to own a home. Our latest Annual HomeOwners Survey looks at the litany of problems faced by renters and the options available to help them on the property ladder
First-time buyers should be allowed to dip into their pensions to help them get on the property ladder says Housing Minister.
If you're a first time buyer and thinking of shared ownership, make sure you go in with your eyes open. For example… https://t.co/yUATrwPxTR
28 January 2020
Age is just a number, or so the saying goes, but it does matter if you’re applying for a mortgage. If you’re over 5… https://t.co/H0w7J0fpYI
28 January 2020