Average price of a house is now £170,514
Providers are desperate for your business, and that is great news. By Chiara Cavaglieri
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.
Home ownership in the UK is at its lowest level since the mid-1980s, figures show.
House prices have recorded their biggest year-on-year decline in almost three years amid the toughening economy, Nationwide building society said today.
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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.
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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.
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House prices fell last month at their longest sustained rate since 2000, according to the Nationwide Building Society, which declared the decade-long boom in house prices was officially over.