New figures show that house prices have risen by 5.8 per cent over the course of the year - the fastest rate seen in three years.
New research has shown that a third of first time buyers don't have a clue about the processes involved when buying a home for the first time.
Research has shown that house prices in the UK have risen by 6.9 per cent over the course of a year, which is the biggest property surge since May of this year.
After just one month of the second phrase of government's Help to Buy scheme being implemented, over 2,000 applications have been submitted, new figures show.
Around a half of all Brits who move house within the next three years will do so in order to downsize, express.co.uk has claimed.
House prices are continuing to be pushed up by rising demand, which is being fuelled by the lack of available houses on the market, new figures show.
The number of new mortgages being advanced has reached the highest monthly figure for five years, financialreporter.co.uk reports.
The introduction of a so-called new 'Oligarch Tax' could prompt a huge rise in the number of new properties entering the sales market, theguardian.com reports.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has warned that a lack of available housing could spell trouble for buyers and renters.
Help to Buy is proving to be extremely important to those planning to take out a mortgage next year