In the quarter ending September 2018, the number of private house starts in the capital fell by around 50% – 3,655 compared to 7,153 in the previous quarter. The steep slowdown was revealed by researchers Molior and the starts total was the lowest since 2012.
A lot of people lose sleep about selling too late when a property crash looks like it’s on its way. However, the reality is that there is little to worry about – unless you really need to sell in the year or two.
There are two main mortgage types – repayment and interest only. Most people buying a home are not doing so with an interest only mortgage – they are using a repayment mortgage instead. Why is that and are they making the right decision by doing so?
There are two main mortgage types – repayment and interest only. Most new borrowers are taking out repayment mortgages. Why is that and are they making the right decision by doing so? This blog takes a brief look at the nature, characteristics, pros and cons of a repayment […]
If you are uncertain whether to buy your own home, think of doing so as a great investment. Many people look on home ownership as a taking on huge risky debt, but for many if not most people it is typically their biggest and best performing investment – dwarfing returns made from self-employment,
Not everyone needs a mortgage to buy a property. If you have the money to buy without a mortgage, what tactical advantages does that give you? Can you always secure a bargain as a cash buyer?
Unless you are in the fortunate position of having cash, you are going to need a mortgage to buy a property, and to get a mortgage you will need to have a good enough credit score.
For years now the UK government has been helping first time buyers to become home owners, splashing out billions of pounds in the process.
With raising a deposit being the main hurdle to getting onto the property ladder for most first time buyers, money mastery is clearly a key topic.
What are the fundamental steps you must know to flip a property – do it up and sell it on for a profit?