Housing & mortgage round up: House prices rises in October, whilst negative equity rates fall

Housing & mortgage round upThe data coming from the housing market is so confusing at the moment that this week’s headline could easily have read “House prices fall over the past year, whilst first time buyer negative equity is double the average”. Whatever spin is put on the headlines, it’s important to look at the underlying numbers, which is exactly what we do this week. We look at the latest house price survey, negative equity figures as well as the ‘interest-only time bomb’, again! House prices rise, but lack momentum After September’s fall ...