Nationwide House Price Index: Mixed picture for house prices

Nationwide Building SocietyThe latest house price figures from the Nationwide show a mixed picture. According to the UK’s largest building society, house prices were unchanged in March, but rose by 0.8% over the past year, taking the average house value to £162,630. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

Housing & mortgage round up: Life still tough for first time buyers, whilst mortgage lending falls

Housing & mortgage round upA number of stories this week confirm just how tough life is for would-be first time buyers wanting to get onto the housing ladder. Rents are rising, so too is the number of people getting into arrears and the amount of deposit required to secure a mortgage is simply unaffordable for many; read on to learn more. Also this week, mortgage lending has fallen again, and is now significantly below the levels of this time last ...