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Many second-steppers 'still need help with funds'

UK second-steppers still require financial help to move up the property ladder.

19 Oct 2015
Many second-steppers 'still need help with funds'
Govt lauds impact of new Housing and Planning Bill

Measures to support home buying are set to be introduced as part of the new Housing and Planning Bill.

15 Oct 2015
Govt lauds impact of new Housing and Planning Bill
House purchase lending down 9% in August

House purchase lending fell by nine per cent across the UK in August.

14 Oct 2015
House purchase lending down 9% in August
Top tier treats that home buyers desire

Many home buyers are looking for luxury additions when choosing where to move to.

13 Oct 2015
Top tier treats that home buyers desire
Gender differences in top homebuyer priorities

Men and women have different opinions for what makes a perfect home.

12 Oct 2015
Gender differences in top homebuyer priorities
Review launched into UK home ownership

An independent review into UK home ownership has been announced.

05 Oct 2015
Review launched into UK home ownership
Thousands of new homeowners at Cranbrook

Thousands of people are being helped to buy their own home at Cranbrook.

02 Oct 2015
Thousands of new homeowners at Cranbrook
Right to Buy reforms 'helping to create more homeowners'

Thousands of people have benefited from reforms to Right to Buy in the last three years.

21 Sep 2015
Right to Buy reforms 'helping to create more homeowners'
Home movers 'failing to update insurance'

Updating insurance policies appears to be one task many home movers are failing to carry out.

18 Sep 2015
Home movers 'failing to update insurance'
House purchase lending increased 9% in July

UK house purchase lending rose by nine per cent annually in July.

16 Sep 2015
House purchase lending increased 9% in July
Help to Buy approaching 120,000 loans

Almost 120,000 people have now made use of the ongoing Help to Buy scheme.

15 Sep 2015
Help to Buy approaching 120,000 loans
Unexpected costs hit home movers

Home movers across the country are being hit with considerable unexpected costs.

02 Sep 2015
Unexpected costs hit home movers
'No fixed time' to find the perfect property

Finding the perfect home can be a tricky business and is something that should not be rushed.

19 Aug 2015
'No fixed time' to find the perfect property
Cost of moving house rises

High house prices are putting many people off moving house, it has been claimed.

10 Aug 2015
Cost of moving house rises
Affordable home values 'reach £190k'

Affordable home costs in many areas continue to be closer to typical home values than many people might realise.

27 Jul 2015
Affordable home values 'reach £190k'
Strongest demand for smaller homes

Smaller homes are more popular with buyers at present.

21 Jul 2015
Strongest demand for smaller homes
FMB: Need for home upgrades ignored in Budget

The FMB believes this week's Budget has failed to live up to expectations on support for carbon reduction.

09 Jul 2015
FMB: Need for home upgrades ignored in Budget
Help to Buy 'easing pressure on parents'

Help to Buy is providing welcome financial relief to many parents.

22 Jun 2015
Help to Buy 'easing pressure on parents'
Govt highlights Help to Buy support

The ongoing Help to Buy scheme is helping to make hundreds of new homeowners every week.

19 Jun 2015
Govt highlights Help to Buy support
'Home insurance an afterthought' for many FTBs

A significant proportion of first-time buyers are failing to account for home insurance when budgeting for how much they can afford.

15 Jun 2015
'Home insurance an afterthought' for many FTBs
Growing positives for 'second-steppers'

Rising property values are benefiting UK second-steppers.

05 Jun 2015
Growing positives for 'second-steppers'
Help to Buy participants nearing 100,000

Help to Buy has attracted almost 100,000 successful applicants.

04 Jun 2015
Help to Buy participants nearing 100,000
Confidence in housing down in April

Housing market confidence cooled somewhat in April, new figures have shown.

01 Jun 2015
Confidence in housing down in April
'Landmark changes' for UK homeownership

The government's new Housing Bill aims to reduce the impact of the ongoing housing crisis on home buyers.

28 May 2015
'Landmark changes' for UK homeownership
First-time purchases 'take longer than expected'

Many first-time buyers are taking longer than they expect to get to that first rung on the property ladder.

19 May 2015
First-time purchases 'take longer than expected'
Fourth anniversary of Save to Buy scheme welcomed

Nationwide's Save to Buy scheme has celebrated its fourth anniversary.

11 May 2015
Fourth anniversary of Save to Buy scheme welcomed
Half of Brits 'live close to childhood home'

Almost half of all UK adults live within a 15-mile radius of the place they grew up.

30 Apr 2015
Half of Brits 'live close to childhood home'
UK public reveal their 'dream home'

The UK's dream home would be a four-bed detached, new research has shown.

24 Apr 2015
UK public reveal their 'dream home'
Top features revealed for UK house hunters

The must-have features for UK house hunters have been revealed.

21 Apr 2015
Top features revealed for UK house hunters
Costs of moving home increase

The typical costs of moving home in the UK have risen in the last year.

17 Apr 2015
Costs of moving home increase
First-time buyers 'less likely to turn to mum and dad'

First-time buyers are now less likely to seek financial help from their parents.

09 Mar 2015
First-time buyers 'less likely to turn to mum and dad'
Help to Buy boost for 88,000 Brits

More than 88,000 households have now taken part in the Help to Buy programme.

05 Mar 2015
Help to Buy boost for 88,000 Brits
House hunters 'seeking en-suite luxuries'

En-suite bathrooms are among the most desirable additions to a property for UK house hunters.

03 Mar 2015
House hunters 'seeking en-suite luxuries'
Govt reveals support for homebuyers

Government-backed schemes have helped thousands of people buy a home in recent years.

26 Feb 2015
Govt reveals support for homebuyers
Housing market confidence at three-year high

Housing market confidence in the UK has now reached a three-year high.

25 Feb 2015
Housing market confidence at three-year high
Right to Buy boost in the UK

Tens of thousands of people have made use of the Right to Buy scheme in recent years.

25 Feb 2015
Right to Buy boost in the UK
Gut instinct 'a significant factor in home purchases'

Gut instinct has been shown to play an important part in the decision-making process for UK house hunters.

19 Feb 2015
Gut instinct 'a significant factor in home purchases'
CML reports 5% fall in house purchase lending

A fall in house purchase lending was recorded during the final quarter of last year.

18 Feb 2015
CML reports 5% fall in house purchase lending
Home movers 'investing in new kitchens'

Many home movers invest in a new kitchen when changing property.

17 Feb 2015
Home movers 'investing in new kitchens'
First-time buyers '10% better off than renting'

Individuals who buy their first home would be ten per cent better off than renting.

16 Feb 2015
First-time buyers '10% better off than renting'
Homeowners' demographic shift revealed

A significant shift in the UK's homeowner demographic has been revealed over the last quarter-century.

29 Jan 2015
Homeowners' demographic shift revealed
Homeowner regrets revealed

As many as one in ten homeowners regret their decision to buy their current property.

27 Jan 2015
Homeowner regrets revealed
Home mover numbers reach seven-year high

Last year witnessed a significant increase in the number of home movers in the UK.

20 Jan 2015
Home mover numbers reach seven-year high
Help to Buy beneficiaries at 73,000

More than 73,000 people have so far taken part in the government's ongoing Help to Buy scheme.

09 Jan 2015
Help to Buy beneficiaries at 73,000
Three-year extension for SEHP

Scotland's SEHP initiative is to bring thousands of empty homes across the country back into full-time use over the coming years.

24 Dec 2014
Three-year extension for SEHP
'Middle movers' struggling to take the next step

Many younger homeowners are struggling to move up the property ladder at present.

10 Dec 2014
'Middle movers' struggling to take the next step
Dining rooms 'an important feature this festive season'

Dining rooms are highly attractive to those seeking to entertain this festive season.

03 Dec 2014
Dining rooms 'an important feature this festive season'
Help to Buy figures exceed 71,000

The number of Help to Buy beneficiaries has now exceeded 71,000.

01 Dec 2014
Help to Buy figures exceed 71,000
Rural homes premium revealed

UK homebuyers are willing to pay a significant premium for rural properties.

12 Nov 2014
Rural homes premium revealed
House purchase lending rise recorded

UK house purchase lending values have risen to their highest point in seven years.

11 Nov 2014
House purchase lending rise recorded
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