This Month's Top Articles
Mortgages news (page 11):
|House prices still fluctuating, Halifax finds|
|5th November 2010|
|There was a slight improvement in house prices last month, but problems experienced in September have not yet been levelled-out.|
The latest Halifax House Price Index shows that the average property price stands at £164,919, marking a 1.8 per cent increase on figures from the previous ...
|Increasing property prices affect mortgage applications|
|23rd October 2010|
|An increase in asking prices of houses is making it more difficult for first-time buyers to gain a foothold in the property market.|
Paul Holmes, chief executive officer of Firstrung, pointed out that people were also finding it increasingly impossible to afford the deposits for a successful...
|Pricing properties 'realistically' could boost business |
|22nd October 2010|
|The key to successful buying and selling in the housing market is dependent on realistic pricing, it has been claimed.|
When putting up properties for sale, sellers have been encouraged to a price tag that is in line with the realities of the present housing situation by Russel + Aitken.
|'Housing cuts will affect mortgage applications'|
|21st October 2010|
|Mortgage applications are bound to suffer as first-time buyers bear the brunt of proposed government cuts.|
According to the National Housing Federation (NHF), proposed cuts to the housing fund will have a significant impact on the numbe...
|'First-time buyers are being priced out of the property market'|
|16th October 2010|
|Mortgage applicants looking to buy their first homes are finding it increasingly difficult to make a foray onto the property ladder, it has been claimed.|
Liam Bailey, head of residential research at Knight Frank, pointed out that the la...
|'Buying homes has become more difficult' |
|15th October 2010|
|It is becoming increasingly difficult for people to get mortgages and buy their first homes, it has been claimed.|
Helen Adams, managing director of FirstrungNow.com, claimed that one reason for this was that house prices were over-infla...
|Mortgage applicants face higher house prices |
|13th October 2010|
|People looking for a mortgage to buy their dream home have been warned against rising house prices by one industry expert.|
The property market is gradually being divided by sellers pushing for higher house prices and buyers who are seei...
|Tenants are better protected under new laws |
|12th October 2010|
|The latest revisions to the Mortgage Repossessions Act allow greater protection for tenants.|
As per the new legislation, tenants can now apply for an extension before being evicted from their home in the event that their landlord goes i...