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Confidence returns for first-time buyers

Latest figures from unbiased.co.uk's Advice Drivers report found that first time buyer mortgage inquiries hit a 16-month high, triggering 41% of the searches in August, rising from 38% in July.

Armed Forces now in front line to buy a new home

Men and women who have served in the Army, Navy or Royal Air Force should take advantage of a once in a generation opportunity to buy their first home with the help of newly released Government money.

Home ownership slump to 63 per cent

Home ownership in England will fall to 63.8 per cent in 2021, according to the National Housing Federation – the lowest level since the mid-Eighties.

Low cost home ownership schemes “vital” says Halifax

Low Cost Home Ownership Schemes (LCHO) have faced significant challenges since the recession, but are a vital part of the housing market, according to a new review of affordable housing by Halifax.

Mortgage market sees highest number of first-time buyers since August 2010

June saw the highest number of mortgages taken out by first-time buyers in 10 months, according to data released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Three quarters of Scottish towns are affordable to first time buyers

Over three quarters of towns and cities across Scotland are affordable for first-time buyers, according to the latest Bank of Scotland First Time Buyer Review.

UK mortgage lenders serve up cheapest deals in 23 years

Fixed-rate and tracker mortgages are available at bargain rates – provided borrowers have a large deposit

Rise in mortgage lending ‘fuelled by remortgaging’

Gross mortgage lending was up £1.2bn in May, a 12% increase on the previous month and 1% higher than May 2010, according to figures published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

The size of a deposit for a home doubles

The average deposit of a first-time buyer has doubled since the beginning of the credit crisis and is now equivalent to almost a year’s average salary.

Boost for 10% deposit home buyers

Rates on mortgage deals requiring a 10% deposit have dropped below 6% for the first time in over three years, according to new research by Moneyfacts.co.uk.
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2022/09/25 10:35:55am