Housing & mortgage round up: Good news for rural homeowners, whilst asking prices and mortgage lending falls

Housing & mortgage round upThere’s good news this week for rural property owners, whilst more signs emerge of a stagnant housing market as asking prices and mortgage lending falls. Rents are on the rise again, causing more hardship for first time buyers, trying hard to save a deposit. Good news for rural homeowners Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

Housing round up: Renting more costly than buying, prices predicted to be stable in 2012

Housing & mortgage round upIn this weeks housing round up we look at why buying is cheaper than renting, the outlook for property prices in 2012, and the fact that repossessions are on the rise. Buying better than renting in majority of towns According to research from property website Zoopla, buying a property is now more cost effective compared to renting. The survey showed that in 47 of 50 towns, buying a property is cheaper than renting, an increase of ...