Fewer people in the UK are willing to become a buy to let landlords or to downsize in order to boost their retirement income, new research has found. The findings come despite the majority approaching retirement recognising that property represents a significant store of wealth, according to a report Home is Where the Wealth Is […]
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Millennial buyers in the United States prioritise living close to friends and family over a home’s location and proximity to schools, and an overwhelming majority used a real estate agent to buy or sell a home. But lack of suitable homes for sale and higher housing costs are preventing some buying with the numbers buying […]
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Almost half of people renting a home in Britain would love to save for a house but financially cannot afford to do so with 44% admitting that they hate being tenants, new research has found. A prime reason is that they dislike having to ask permission to do things in the home where they live […]
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Annual house price growth in Scotland has surged to over eight times more than England and Wales, including London and the South East the latest index shows. Average annual growth in Scotland of 5.9% in the 12 months to January 2018 dwarfs the 0.7% rate recorded for the rest of Britain, according to the Your […]
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Equity release is attracting twice as many new customers in the UK as five years ago and the range of equity release product options has grown 25% year on year as rates continue to fall, the latest analysis shows. Indeed, record equity release lending of £3.06 billion in 2017 saw housing wealth withdrawals gain ground […]
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