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- Nationwide chief executive to retire next year
(22/05 08:27 - Telegraph)
Graham Beale will retire as chief executive next year Photo: Glyn Thomas Photography / Alamy Nationwide, Britain's biggest building society, has said that its chief executive will retire next April after nine years at the helm. Graham...
- Best fixed mortgage hits all-time low of 1.07pc
(22/05 08:18 - Telegraph)
While some fixed mortgage rates are still falling, others are starting to move back up. Photo: PA The battle between mortgage lenders intensified today with the launch of the lowest ever two-year fixed rate deal. The 1.07pc rate, offered...
- Two-year fixed-rate mortgages race towards 1% as Yorkshire Building Society once again launches best buy deal
(22/05 08:15 - This is Money)
By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: View comments Yorkshire Building Society has this morning launched the lowest ever two-year fixed mortgage which comes with a rate of 1.07 per cent. The...
- Monthly rents rise at fastest rate for five years to hit record high as charity warns home ownership among young will slide further
(22/05 08:15 - This is Money)
By Lee Boyce for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: View comments Rents across England and Wales have hit a new all-time high of ?774 a month according to the latest buy-to-let index from estate agents...
- Homeowners waiting up to 28 years between house moves as housing shortage pushes prices up
(22/05 07:25 - Mail Online UK)
Liverpool homeowners have highest period between moves at 28 years Belfast has lowest period of time between moves at 12 years Only 35% of all homes sold last year by buyers with existing mortgages Property prices in UK increased by 9.6% in year to...
- The cheapest city homes in Britain where the average house price is ?110,600
(22/05 05:32 - Telegraph)
The cheapest city homes in the country are in Liverpool - according to the Hometrack report. Photo: Richard Rayner / NNP Liverpool has the cheapest homes of any of the UK's major cities according to the latest Hometrack study. Residents...
- Lending slows but boom is on the way
(22/05 05:18 - Introducer Today)
Mortgage experts have shrugged off April's lending slowdown and predict a boom in the second half of the year. Even new figures showing a surge in house building will do little to reverse the...
- Lenders in new battle over home loans
(22/05 00:45 - Herald Scotland)
The battle between mortgage lenders to offer ultra-low rates has intensified, with the launch of a two-year fixed-deal with the lowest rate that experts have ever seen. The new deal from Yorkshire Building Society has a rate of 1.07per cent and comes...
- Anne Ashworth: Vroom, vroom: the market is motoring
(22/05 00:20 - thetimes.co.uk)
Just when you thought that designers of luxury homes had nowhere else to go, every whim of the wealthy homeowner having been satisfied, a new trend has emerged. It is no longer enough to park your car in the garage. Instead this vehicle must be treated...
- Housing crisis will halve number of young homeowners in five years
(22/05 00:10 - Guardian.co.uk)
The number of young adults able to buy homes could fall nearly 50% within five years unless the government addresses the housing shortage, a report has claimed. Over the past decade, home ownership among 25 to 34-year-olds has dropped by a third, from...
- Drastic action needed
(22/05 00:04 - InsideHousing)
The broadsheet post-mortems will continue. However, my immediate suspicion is that – in the end – housing policy exerted surprisingly little influence over the outcome of the general election, as economic credibility and nationalistic divides played...