Our expert Russell Quirk asks if unrealistic estate agency valuations are contributing to the industry's bad reputation.
New Help to Buy ISA is great news for first time buyers to help them get on the property ladder. But Government continues to cash in on rising house prices as stamp duty receipts double.
Younger homeowners are resorting to desperate measures to realise the dream of buying their home. Seven in ten homeowners aged 25-34 have relied on finance options that include: longer term mortgages of over 25 years, the bank of Mum and Dad, low interest mortgages, small deposits, interest-only mortgages and government schemes such as Help to Buy.
More than one in three UK homeowners fear they will find it more difficult to afford payments on their mortgage or other debts if interest rates start to rise
It's no secret that the 'big six' energy companies have got us all where they want us and continue to see their customers as “cash cows”. It's time to switch and save.
As house prices in London continue to rise, many young Londoners are finding themselves struggling to get on the housing ladder. BBC's London Inside Out followed our member Jess, around the capital as she struggled to find a home she could afford.
According to January's House Price Watch - we summarise all the house price reports so you don't have to
The government should cut stamp duty for homeowners by increasing it for property speculators, buy-to-let landlords and second home buyers, according to a HomeOwners Alliance proposal put to the Chancellor ahead of the Autumn statement. This would in effect create a new “property speculation tax.”
The Mayor of London says he wants to build 42,000 new homes a year for the next two decades but is this just a great sound bite or could it actually happen?
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