Housing & mortgage round up: 2013 starts with a bang

Housing & mortgage round up_istockphotoOnly three working days this week but after a quiet December the property and mortgage markets have really come to life with a huge amount news to catch up on. We start with two house price surveys from the Land Registry and Nationwide and then move on to look at why mortgages might be easier to come by in 2013, as well as good news for buy to let landlords, tenants and would-be home buyers with a ...

Housing & mortgage round up: Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraud

Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraudIn a week dominated by the Autumn Statement it’s been pretty quiet on the housing front, although we can bring you the latest Halifax house price figures and also news of a worrying rise in the level of mortgage fraud. Latest Halifax house price survey: A stable or stagnant market? Last week we had figures from the Nationwide, this week it’s the turn of the Halifax to release their house price data for November. According ...