Recession will have lasted three years longer than any other in the past 100 years
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Monday 22 April 2013
Around £270 million is generated through stamp duty
Friday 19 April 2013
In bowel cancer awareness month, Edmund Tirbutt assesses the budgetary fallout that arises from dealing with such diseases.
Friday 19 April 2013
ONS says past decade has seen the first rise in the percentage of households renting in almost a century
Friday 19 April 2013
A record 36% of intermediaries list buy-to-let as most popular use for bridging loans
Tuesday 16 April 2013
House prices climbed by 1.9% year-on-year in February, but England and Wales drove the increase while Scotland and Northern Ireland posted falls, official figures showed today.
Friday 12 April 2013
What would happen if you lose your job? Would you be able to afford your mortgage payments or rent?
Thursday 11 April 2013
New figures from housing charity show precarious nature of property market for millions
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Pile into property was the call from City scribblers today. But not bricks and mortar. HSBC's analysts think the market is underestimating shares in the builders of houses. This may come as surprising to some – the UK housebuilder sector has already risen by an average of 24 per cent so far this year, outperforming the mid-cap index by 13 per cent. But HSBC's property team think the "Government's 'game-changing' housing market stimulus" announced at last month's Budget means the housebuilders are set to grow even further.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
Average age of first time buyers is now 37
Friday 05 April 2013
Interest rates on personal loans may be at record lows for those borrowing five-figure sums, but it's not all good news, with some lenders charging almost 30 per cent APR to customers who want a loan of £5,000 or less.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
There were fresh signs of improving trends in the American housing market yesterday, with residential real estate prices over the 12 months to January growing at their fastest pace since summer 2006.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Buy your property, don't waste money renting, we're told. But Matthew Bell finds life is much less stressful if you don't own your home
George Osborne under fire: Labour brands Budget's home ownership boost scheme a 'subsidised mortgage for millionaires'
Thursday 21 March 2013
Ed Balls contrasts new measures with 'bedroom tax' saying claiming the Government will help people buy spare homes
Budget 2013: Home Ownership - A £600,000 house with a 5 per cent deposit: the future of the housing market?
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Would-be homebuyers should be able to purchase a house worth up to £600,000 with just a five per cent deposit as part of a new Government scheme to kick-start the struggling property market.
Thursday 14 March 2013
Pair produced invoices for fictitious cab firm
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches, it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees