Sam Cordon

FTB numbers up 22pc in 2013

Last year the number of first-time buyers grew by an estimated 22%; the largest annual rise since 2001. This was the second consecutive annual increase…

Meanwhile net lending by all other lenders was minus £2.1 n in the year to November 2013. Mutuals gross lending market share for the first…

The most expensive borough in November 2013 was Kensington and Chelsea at £5,438 per calendar month, and Bexley the cheapest at £1,027 The average asking…

UK house prices grew by 1.4% in December and recorded an 8.4% year-on-year increase. However prices still remain around 5% below the 2007 peak. Robert…

In the past six months, 41% of the 2,195 landlords polled reported a rise in tenant demand, with just one in sixteen seeing a fall.…

Nationally, the proportion of people thinking that it will be a good time to sell in the next 12 months exceeded those who think it…

With the old year drawn to a close, the festive season is a time to reflect on what has been and hopes for good fortune…

The London boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Hackney have the highest proportion of retired renters at 73%, bringing the overall average for pensioners renting in…

The new house purchase product range is suitable for all home buyers, including new-build house purchases and is available up to 95% loan to value…

The Prime Minister also said that in the 3 months since the start of the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, over 6,000 people have…