Mortgages look set to be even more competitive in 2015 than they were last year. A combination of factors such as low inflation, no imminent rise in interest rates and a ‘hunger’ from lenders to build new business has resulted in some very low rates, even on longer term fixed deals.
Predictions are varied, but all seem to be hinting that property prices are still on the rise. Property prices have been a hot topic in the press over the last few weeks following a very lively 2014. During last year we saw double digit growth in the summer, somewhat unexpectedly, and a very healthy rate of growth overall. But what can we […]
“Inflation is when you pay $15 for the $10 haircut you used to get for $5 when you had hair!” Sam Ewing In 1974 when Harold Wilson won the general election for Labour, the average house was worth £9,927. And although we often think that house prices have risen at astronomical levels they have actually risen relatively in-line with average […]
After the winter we’ve had, a change of season and a few days of sunshine lifts everyone’s spirits. The promise of warmer days and lighter evenings makes us look forward to other things we want to change in our lives and Spring is traditionally the most popular time of the year to move home.
Last month I was able to tell you that things were looking up in the housing market – with rates being cut and more mortgage offers being made available. And this month I can report some more ground-breaking news: house prices have hit an all time record high in the month of April. The Rightmove House Price Index found that […]