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9December

UK house prices show fastest rise for nearly seven years

09 December 2014

New data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has found that UK house prices have grown at their fastest rate in nearly seven years.

9December

CEBR raises homeowners hopes

09 December 2014

The average house price in Britain will rise by 25 per cent in five years, according to a report carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.

9December

1.6 million Brits tipped to use Help to Buy scheme

09 December 2014

An estimated 1.6 million Brits will take advantage of the government's Help to Buy scheme, it has been estimated.

9December

Brits' dream properties are located in home region

09 December 2014

A new survey has revealed that most people's 'dream' property would be situated within the region in which they already live.

Choose the perfect rental property
9December

How to choose the perfect rental property: What tenants need to consider

09 December 2014

Picking the perfect rental property is no easy feat. It's not simply a case of accepting the first vacant flat near the station

First time buyer
9December

Buying a first home Part 2: Mortgages, solicitors, contracts & keys

09 December 2014

Once you have had your offer accepted, the next thing to do is appoint a solicitor. It is worth shopping around because prices can vary

Buying your first home
9December

Buying a first home Part 1: Researching, hunting, negotiating & offers

09 December 2014

Buying a home for the first time can be both exciting and stressful. There is no better feeling than sleeping in a house that belongs to you

Selling your home
9December

Selling a Property: What do I need to know?

09 December 2014

When it comes to selling a property, there are many things to consider that everybody needs to know beforehand

9December

House prices hit 11 year high

09 December 2014

UK house prices hit an 11 year high in September, a new report shows, mostly thanks to the government's Help to Buy scheme.

9December

North East named the most affordable for housing

09 December 2014

The North East was named the most affordable place to buy a house in the UK, with 16 per cent of single people able to afford a property in the region.