Latest monthly increase of 0.6 per cent took average UK house values to £174,566
Nationwide building society has posted a surge in profits after Britain's booming housing market saw it notch up its highest half-year mortgage lending for five years.
Prices have risen in all regions in England and Wales for first time in three years
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Can you spot the difference between these three chaps? It’s hard I know. But the brooding, sex-in-a-suit type (near right) is Geoffrey Howe, chairman of Nationwide, who has compared the extravagant salaries of bank executives with those of “footballers” (such as Cristiano Ronaldo, centre) and “pop stars” (Jon Bon Jovi, far right).
Q: I was very interested in the questions and answers about ATM security (Questions of Cash, 11 May and 25 May). I don’t understand why the construction of ATMs makes it possible to fit “skimming “ devices. Why cannot the ATMs be designed or modified to stop the devices being fitted? PS, Twickenham.
Fears of another property bubble as prices leap in May at their fastest rate for six years.
House prices have recorded their biggest year-on-year decline in almost three years amid the toughening economy, Nationwide building society said today.
You don't have to put up with high street banking if you are dissatisfied, with plenty of options on offer
Even though the base rate has been stuck fast at 0.5 per cent for the past 27 months, the interest rate charged by banks and building societies for personal loans is at the highest level for over a decade.
It may not be cheaper than radiators to install, but it is eco-friendly, saves money in the long term, adds value and makes you feel like a film star
Property prices rose by 0.4 per cent during October to take the annual rate into positive territory for the first time since last March, figures revealed today.
With the 59 new registered cars due out on 1 September, there will be a boom in demand for personal loans over the next few weeks, a fact that’s not gone unnoticed by some big-name lenders. That’s good news if you’re seeking some finance for your new wheels, as there are a couple of tempting offers that have appeared on the shelves this week.
John Lewis is Britain's best-loved, most employee-friendly retailer. And business is booming. Martin Hickman wonders if there's a connection...
Thinking of selling your property? You don't need to splash out on expensive renovations, just stay practical and functional, says Graham Norwood