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Remortgaging at record high as homeowners move to fix rates

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Remortgaging at record high as homeowners move to fix rates

UK homeowners are moving to remortgage in record numbers as speculation over further interest rate rises grows. July saw the highest number of remortgages in more than a decade as existing homeowners borrowed £8.7 billion when they switched lenders.

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Additional affordable homes planned for London Olympic legacy sites

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Additional affordable homes planned for London Olympic legacy sites

Thousands of new affordable homes are to be built in east London over the next decade. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says the homes will be created on three sites in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Londoners look north as they move out of the capital

Tue 04 Sep 2018

Londoners look north as they move out of the capital

More Londoners than ever are moving out of the capital. New research has revealed that around 30,000 quit London living in the first six months of this year, up 16 percent on the same period a year ago. That's also up an incredible 61 percent on the first six months of 2008.

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Fridaysmove has the transparent, fixed fees you need for conveyancing

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Fridaysmove has the transparent, fixed fees you need for conveyancing

Choosing an online estate agent can save you thousands on the sale of your property. But some sellers are being lured into a trap of choosing the conveyancing services offered by the online estate agent – and that can be a costly error.

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Low-cost conveyancing services for remortgaging from Fridaysmove

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Low-cost conveyancing services for remortgaging from Fridaysmove

More homeowners are remortgaging than ever, says UK Finance. In July, 37,400 UK homeowners remortgaged their existing property, up 8.4 percent on the same month a year ago.

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Borrowers to be offered cheaper alternative mortgage products

Thu 09 Aug 2018

Borrowers to be offered cheaper alternative mortgage products

Almost 60 lenders in the UK residential mortgage market are to help borrowers move to an alternative product that offers better repayment rates. The homeowners involved are up to date with repayments but can’t switch to a better mortgage deal because of stricter affordability criteria.

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Young professionals leading UK's dramatic urban renaissance

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Young professionals leading UK's dramatic urban renaissance

The UK's cities and towns are enjoying a "dramatic urban renaissance" as more people return to live there after generations of drift away from city-centre living. A report commissioned by the BBC has revealed that the population of many towns and cities have doubled since the start of the 21st century.

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Wales and north-west have most affordable homes and cleanest air

Tue 26 Jun 2018

Wales and north-west have most affordable homes and cleanest air

Wales and the north-west of England have the most affordable homes for buyers looking to live in the most unpolluted parts of the UK.

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Bath named as UK's best city to raise a family

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Bath named as UK's best city to raise a family

Bath has been named the best city in the UK in which to raise a family. The West Country city has knocked last year's winner Newcastle off top spot in the moneysupermarket.com research.

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MPs urge Prime Minister to be 'more radical' on housing market

Tue 19 Jun 2018

MPs urge Prime Minister to be 'more radical' on housing market

Conservative MPs are to press Prime Minister Theresa May to do more to solve the UK's housing crisis.

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