Typical city terraced street
Published: Thursday 31 August, 2017 / Housing market

Rise in remortgage business in July

Remortgage business on the rise during July, up to £7.3 billion from £6.6 billion in June.

Traditional stone brick house
Published: Monday 21 August, 2017 / Housing market Updated: Thursday 24 August, 2017

House price growth predicted to stagnate

House price growth is predicted to slow to the end of the year, according to Countrywide, as more people turn to rentals.

Young couple at a computer
Published: Tuesday 08 August, 2017 / Housing market Updated: Wednesday 09 August, 2017

Help To Buy Scheme to continue to 2021

Help To Buy to continue until 2021 but with a huge deficit in housing to fill, the PRS will remain fundamental

Young family moving home
Published: Wednesday 02 August, 2017 / Housing market Updated: Friday 04 August, 2017

Landlords shun younger tenants

A new survey highlights the fall in the number of landlords willing to rent to over 35s

Semi-detached new houses
Published: Wednesday 02 August, 2017 / Housing market Updated: Friday 04 August, 2017

Property prices increase in July 2017

Property price growth in July continues consistent trend in 2017

London from above
Published: Tuesday 07 February, 2017 / Housing market

Breakdown of the 2017 Housing White Paper

Analysis of the UK government’s 2017 Housing White Paper and the impact on UK landlords and the private rented sector

Housing estate from the air
Published: Thursday 19 January, 2017 / Housing market

Key findings from 2016 CML report

Read the breakdown of the 2016 CML landlord survey and find how landlords view the current sector and the changes affecting it

Terrace with for sale sign
Published: Tuesday 03 December, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Monday 19 December, 2016

Stamp Duty suppressing prices of thousands of properties

Are you one of the thousands of sellers who have had to reduce your asking price by up to £10,000? New research reveals shocking statistics about the impact of stamp duty.

Terrace with for sale sign
Published: Tuesday 12 November, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Monday 19 December, 2016

RICS data suggests 11-year high house prices

Do the latest industry figures show that Help to Buy is having negative effects on UK house prices? Read our summary of the latest UK housing news.

A row of terraced houses
Published: Thursday 19 May, 2016 / Housing market Updated: Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Lenders reveal extent of March buy-to-let rush

Lending to landlords totalled £7.1 billion in March, a phenomenal 163% increase on the previous year.

Govt to review BTL market in 2015
Published: Thursday 30 October, 2014 / Housing market Updated: Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Buy-to-let review to wait until 2015

The government has proposed what powers the Bank of England should be given over residential mortgages, but a similar review of the BTL market will wait until next year.

A man watching a line graph pointing upwards
Published: Thursday 18 February, 2016 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Buy to let remortgage lending passes 2007 peak

New industry figures show that buy to let remortgage lending is at a post-recession high, whilst purchase lending is continuing to recover strongly.

House price rises UK 2015
Published: Monday 28 September, 2015 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

What has been happening to house prices in 2015?

Check out the latest information on the major drivers of UK house prices in 2015. Plus an infographic showing what would have happened to food prices since 1960 on a similar level of price rises.

A picture of a row of terraced houses
Published: Tuesday 02 June, 2015 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Property confidence falls in April

Confidence in the UK property market fell slightly in April despite a surge in mortgage approvals, the latest statistics show.

A man looks at a graph
Published: Friday 04 April, 2014 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Report predicts strong future for housing market

How will the property market fare in 2014? Is property still a sound investment? A new report examines the shape of the UK housing market and offers predictions for the year ahead.

A calculator
Published: Friday 08 November, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

UK tax payers at risk from 'Help to buy" scheme

The UK could well have taken out a bridging loan on a massive scale… find out about securing a good exit strategy.

A terraced street
Published: Friday 25 October, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Gap between asking and purchase price shrinking

The shrinking gap between asking and purchase prices in the UK shows that the time of the ‘buyer’s market’ may be coming to an end.

Colourful doors
Published: Thursday 22 August, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Former chancellor warns of sudden buy to let growth

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Norman Lamont has warned that the recently booming buy to let property market could crash unless interest rates are ‘closely monitored’.

Pound coins, stacked, with monopoly-style houses on them
Published: Friday 09 August, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Buy to let mortgage lending tops £5bn

Buy to let lending in Q2 2013 saw an almost five year high, according to the latest data from the CML.

A man in the kitchen
Published: Thursday 18 July, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Q2 sees buy to let remortgage surge

The second quarter of 2013 has seen buy to let remortgages eclipse purchase loans, according to recent figures.

Man signing document
Published: Tuesday 02 July, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Mortgage approvals in May at 3.5 year high

The number of mortgages approved this May have surged to levels not seen since December 2009, showing further encouraging signs for the UK housing market.

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy - the UK housing market
Published: Tuesday 09 April, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Margaret Thatcher’s legacy - the UK housing market

Monday 8 April saw the passing of one of the UK’s most influential leaders, whose impact on many aspects of life in the UK can still be seen today.

Stacks of coins with monopoly-style houses on top
Published: Wednesday 03 April, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

House prices could surpass £250K by 2018

A leading economic forecaster has predicted that the cost of the average UK property will exceed £250,000 by 2018.

Residential houses
Published: Tuesday 05 February, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Property value has increased by 62% since 2002

A leading mortgage lender has released research showing that, since 2002, the value of all UK property has risen by 62%.

Couple holding door keys
Published: Thursday 24 January, 2013 / Housing market Updated: Friday 08 July, 2016

Prospects look good for borrowers in 2013

CML market data has indicated strong lending towards the end of 2012 and predicts further growth this year.

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