First time buyer numbers up 7.4% during 2017

The latest data released from UK Finance has revealed a dramatic surge in the number of people taking their first step on to the property ladder. According to the report, during 2017 there were 365,000 first-time buyers, the highest volume for 11 ye...continue reading

Retired homeowners gained almost £8,000 in last year

The latest data and analysis from over-55s financial specialist, Key Retirement, has revaled that despite a rollercoaster year for the property market, retired homeowners have gained more than £7,900 each in property wealth in the past year. T...continue reading

Rightmove: Housing demand rises 9%

The latest report from Rightmove has revealed a busy start to 2018. According to the site, visits are up by over 9% so far in January when compared to same period last year. The stats revealed that the average price of property coming to market is u...continue reading

Why UK property will be a good bet in 2018

2017 was a mixed bag for the UK residential market. Hamish Pound, Head of Investment, IP Global, shares his thoughts on why we shouldn't give up on UK property just yet. Much has been made about sluggishness at the upper end of the London market, an...continue reading

What first time buyers should know before buying

According to a new survey by My Home Move, almost a fifth of homeowners confessed that they didn’t realise their first home would need work doing to it. 700 homeowners across the UK shared the hard-learnt lessons of being a first-time buyer. T...continue reading

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