Mortgage & housing round up: A week of good news for first time buyers, whilst house prices rise

Mortgage & housing round up: A week of good news for first time buyers, whilst house prices riseOur housing and mortgage round up this week includes two stories which will give encouragement to any would-be first time buyers hoping to get onto the housing ladder in 2013, despite the average deposit needed still being way out of reach for many. We also look at why some of us are turning into permanent renters, ...

Housing & mortgage round up: The ‘bank of mum and dad’, repossessions fall and mortgage overpayments

The ‘bank of mum and dad’ repossessions and mortgage overpaymentsWe are delighted to bring you a wide range of stories this week, with not a single house price survey in sight! We look at new research which shows just how vital the ‘bank of mum and dad’ is to first time buyers, predictions for the housing market in 2013, the latest repossession figures and an increase in the number of people overpaying on their mortgages ‘Bank of mum and dad’ grows in popularity We’ve written ...