Home Ownership

Home Ownership

Should you be buying or renting? How can you save up for a deposit? Which markets are the best for getting on the housing ladder? Keep up-to-date with the latest home ownership headlines.

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American homeownership dream alive and well

Over half of Americans are likely to buy a home in the next five years, according to new research, which confirms that the American dream of homeownership is alive and well.

Reliance upon Bank of Mum and Dad hits record high

The reliance of first-time buyers upon the Bank of Mum and Dad to purchase a home has hit a record high, according to new research.

Second steppers still struggle to move up UK housing ladder

Despite improved conditions for homeowners ready to take their second step on the property ladder, an increasing number think it will be harder to sell their home this year, according to new research from Lloyds Bank.

English home-ownership remains at 30-year low as renting soars

Home-ownership remains at its lowest level in 30 years, according to the latest English Housing Survey.

US foreclosure activity falls to 10-year low

Foreclosure activity in the USA has fallen to a 10-year low, as the market continues its recovery.

120 buyers pounce on Ireland Help to Buy scheme within hours

120 buyers raced to apply for Ireland's Help to Buy scheme within hours of it launching this week.

Poland leads homeownership in Europe

The UK is often thought to be a nation of homeowners, in contrast to Europe's rent-friendly populations. New research, though, reveals that Poland is the country with the highest level of homeownership on the continent.

Homeownership gap in the USA remains black and white

The homeownership gap between black and white households has remained the same for past 100 years in the USA.

Average Londoner will need to save 121 years for a home

The average Londoner will need to save up for over 100 years to be able to afford a house of their own, according to one new study.

US election weighs on homeowner confidence

The uncertainty surrounding the upcoming US election is weighing on homeowner confidence, reveals new research.
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2022/08/16 10:01:01am