With an increase in interest rates looming, a new study shows that many people won’t be able to cope with the extra expense. We explain how to prepare.
If you’re selling a property, some well-worn phrases are guaranteed to put buyers on their guard. We explain how to get your home’s marketing right.
Just 11% of people think having life insurance is a top priority when buying a new home. But who's going to cover the mortgage should the worst happen?
The country's largest home-buying lender has reduced the amount of money people can borrow under the landmark Government scheme designed to stimulate mortgage activity.
New lending rules means the banks have more excuses than ever to turn down home-loan customers. We explain how to avoid being caught out.
Research suggests many borrowers are being overambitious when buying a new home. But a rise in interest rates means they could get a nasty shock.
New homebuyers with small deposits can now fix their loans for a decade. But is this long-term security worth the extra costs and restrictions?
A detached house is the most desirable type of home for Britons, according to a new survey.
Home buyers are now paying nearly 97% of the asking price of a property, marking the highest average percentage seen in nearly 12 years, property analyst Hometrack has reported.
From the end of April, lenders will subject mortgage applications to greater scrutiny – and this could affect your chances of buying a home.
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