First Time Buyer numbers increased during September

The latest data from e.surv has shown that the market share of small borrowers increased during September from 22.8% to 24.2%, resulting in a lending spike for the month. e.surv also reports that approval levels were up on the month. According to th...continue reading

Average home equity of over 55s stands at £290,000

Research from Sunlife has revealed that on average, people aged 55 and over who own their own home have houses worth £290,659. According to the figures, most have had their homes for more than 20 years, with the average home bought in 1994 &nd...continue reading

Stamp Duty cut saves first time buyers £284 million

According to the latest figures released by HMRC, as many as 121,500 first-time buyers have saved £284 million since the cut to stamp duty was implemented during last year's budget. First time buyers purchasing homes of £300,000 and unde...continue reading

First Time Buyer numbers at decade high

Halifax has reported that first-time buyer numbers have hit their highest amount for a decade, increasing more than double the 10% rise for all buyer types. The lender found that across Britain the average price of a typical first-time buyer propert...continue reading

Boost in supply improves first time buyer sales

The latest data and analysis from NAEA has revealed that the number of property sales saw a 13% rise in June, breathing new life into the UK property market. According to the figures, the number of sales agreed per estate agency branch rose from eig...continue reading

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