Retired homeowners’ property wealth at record high

The latest report from Key Retirement has revealed that over-65 homeowners’ property wealth has hit a new record of £1.072 trillion. According to the data, retired homeowners have earned £1,700 from their houses in the past three m...continue reading

UK house prices remain strong

The latest UK House Price Index from the Office of National Statistics and Land Registry has revealed that, across the UK, the average price of a home has have increased by 6.2% in the year to January 2017, up from 5.7% in the year to December 2016. ...continue reading

Miles & Barr: March 2017 Market Update

The clocks have sprung forward an hour and the days are getting longer. Traditional signs that herald the arrival of the spring market and the early signs are for a positive period in the housing market. The first quarter of 2017 has been quite buoy...continue reading

Lifetime mortgages see 22% rise in popularity

New Equity Release Council data has highlighted that, in terms of customer numbers, lifetime mortgages became the fastest growing segment of the mortgage market during 2016. According to the report, the volume of lifetime mortgage customers saw a 22...continue reading

Miles & Barr's Rebecca Gravener wins South East Relocation Agent Network Supporter of the Quarter

We're delighted to announce that Rebecca Gravener from our Deal office has won the Supporter of the Quarter award in the South East region of the Relocation Agent Network. It's the second quarter in a row a member of the Miles & Barr team has wo...continue reading

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