Housing & mortgage round up: House prices and help for first time buyers

Investment Sense Housing & mortgage round upA mixed bag of housing and mortgage news this week. Two house prices surveys show different results, whilst Barclays launch a new mortgage product aimed at first time buyers and another lender pulls back from the interest-only mortgage market. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

Housing & mortgage round up: House prices fall, whilst buy to let mortgages boom

Housing & mortgage round upThis week sees the UK’s two largest mortgage lenders disagree about the direction of house prices, whilst new figures show just how hard life is for first time buyers, whilst the buy to let mortgage market continues to boom. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

Housing & mortgage round up: Interest rates on hold and house prices rise

Housing & mortgage round upA packed week for housing and mortgage stories with some good news thrown in for a change. The Bank of England have kept interest rates on hold and two surveys show a rise in house prices. First time buyers also feature heavily this week, although the news is more mixed for this beleaguered group of would be homebuyers. Are you ...

Housing round up: More Standard Variable Rate increases and house prices fall

Housing & mortgage round upIn this week’s housing round up we look at another rise in a lender’s Standard Variable Rate and bring you figures from the latest Halifax house price survey. Finally we highlight research from Unbiased.co.uk which shows some of us have an alarming lack of interest in our mortgage. More lenders increase their Standard Variable Rate The Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank are the latest mortgage lenders to announce an increase to their Standard Variable Rate (SVR). 30,000 mortgage customers of the two ...