The HomeOwners Alliance will be rolling out regular research reports and publications, to promote the interests of homeowners and aspiring homeowners in the media, to the government and to industry.
Moving Day Delays & Cancellations – Caused by Late Payments (2018)
115,000 delayed moves every year, total cost to homeowners £15 million
Homeowner Survey 2018: Housing concerns 5 year trend, selling challenges, broken housing ladder, homebuying process proposals
Buying a New Home: Your Rights Explained by Kings College London and HomeOwners Alliance (2017)
Understanding of Mortgages (2017)
More than a quarter of borrowers don’t know the interest rate on their mortgage and almost two thirds of UK adults admitted to not understanding mortgage terminology. Our research looks at how confident borrowers are in their financial knowledge and which aspects of mortgages cause the greatest confusion.
Estate Agent Choices: What’s important when choosing an agent (2017)
HomeOwners Alliance research looks at what is important to consumers when choosing an estate agent and common turn-offs. Findings show that despite sellers claiming fees and performance were the most important factors when choosing an agent, very few actually took the time to check this information properly.
Homeowner Survey 2017: Issues, trends and how we feel about our homes
Homes Held Hostage – the rise and abuse of leasehold (2017)
Our report sheds light on the true scale, shocking practises and widespread consumer misunderstanding of the leasehold property market
Stamp duty surcharge could harm the very homeowners it is meant to help: Our view on the rise in stamp duty (2016)
Homeowner Survey 2016: Issues, trends and how we feel about our homes
Homeowner Survey 2015: Issues, trends and how we feel about our homes
Homeowner Survey 2014: Issues, trends and how we feel about our homes
A modest proposal: cut stamp duty for homeowners by increasing it for property investors – the case for a simple, yet urgent reform that would help homeowners and wouldn’t cost the government a penny.
The Stresses of Buying and Owning a Home – A YouGov Survey for the HomeOwners Alliance – First time buyers expect buying a home to be stressful in so many ways, especially getting a mortgage, whereas existing homeowners are more worried about the stamp duty bill. The survey includes how much people trust property professionals.
Stamping on Aspiration – The astonishing impact of stamp duty on homeowners and the housing market.
On the Edge – 300,000 interest-mortgage holders set to lose their home due to tightening of restrictions by the FSA. Read more
The Death of a Dream – the crisis of home ownership in the UK – The dream of homeownership is dying in Britain, undoing a century of social progress. Read more