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.

Calls for government to raise its Rent a Room threshold

Would encouraging more homeowners to rent rooms help the housing crisis? Photo: RichardoWheelock The UK housing crisis continues to impact the market's recovery, as well as the ability of many...

Shelter sees surge in number of people struggling to pay for their home

The UK housing charity Shelter has witnessed a surge in demand for help from people struggling to pay for their home.

Hispanic homeownership hit by tight credit

Hispanic homeownership in the US has been hit by tight credit conditions, according to National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.

3 space saving ideas for small gardens

When you have a small space to work with, organisation is always critical...

US foreclosures down 20pc from 2012

There were 55,000 completed foreclosures in the U.S. in June 2013, down from 68,000 in June 2012, a year-over-year decrease of 20 percent.

Rural property owners could lost manorial rights, warns Knight Frank

A significant proportion of farm and estate owners are unaware that they could lose their manorial rights if they are not registered by 12 October 2013.

Help to Buy not responsible for house price bubble

More than 7,000 homes have been sold through the Help to Buy: Mortgage Guarantee scheme, the government has confirmed, highlighting the scheme's lack of impact upon soaring UK house prices.

London council becomes landlord to solve housing crisis

One London council has come up with a novel solution to the country's housing crisis: turning themselves into a landlord.

Young people “locked out” of home ownership in UK

Young people are locked out of the home ownership in the UK, according to the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Millennial homeownership continues to improve, as young Americans spread to suburbs

Homeownership has rebounded among buyers under the age of 35, according to the latest figures from the US.
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