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Lender's mortgage offer to older borrowers

Age is now no barrier to getting a mortgage. In fact, a finance company has just announced it will offer new mortgages for those in their 80s. Where a typical mortgage was once 25 years, the lending landscape has changed drastically in the decade since the financial crash. Stricter lending criteria Now buyers can get […]

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New hedgehog highways rule in England's housing

Buyers moving into a new-build home will be sharing their space with a hedgehog highway. That’s the planned outcome of new rules that developers will have to follow when it comes to building new housing estates. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire says protecting wildlife and habitat will be a priority in new developments. Specific species protected […]

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Anglesey most affordable spot for upsizers

Look north and west for the most affordable property when you’re ready to move from a flat to a home. That’s the conclusion of analysis of Land Registry data by One77 Mortgages. Lowest gap between styles The broker looked at house prices across the country to figure out the most affordable locations for home movers […]

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University partnership to deliver 3k homes in Oxford

Financial giant Legal & General is to build 3,000 homes for students and staff in a £4 billion partnership with Oxford University. L&G, which specialises in insurance and pensions, will also build science parks for the top university. The main part of the project will be the creation of 1,000 subsidised homes for students and […]

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Northern property market outperforming the south

The north-south divide in UK property is rearing its head again, only this time it’s the north that’s leading the way. Rightmove, the online property portal, has revealed that both the supply of homes for sale and sales are falling across the country. Prices close to record high However, buyer demand in the north is […]

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Not using mortgage adviser is costing home buyers

Not speaking to a financial adviser while seeking a mortgage is costing borrowers thousands. According to research by Legal & General’s Mortgage Club, almost a third of borrowers (31 percent) went direct to their lender, not realising how a financial adviser could help them find a better deal. Failing to look for a better deal […]

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Biggest deal yet for modular housing will deliver 750 units

The increasing popularity and importance of modular housing to the property market has been underlined by a deal to manufacture hundreds of new units. Ilke Homes has gone into partnership with Places for People to deliver 750 units for affordable and market-priced housing. Speeds up delivery Places for People is a placemaking organisation with a […]

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Mortgage lenders urged to relax rules on Japanese knotweed

MPs want mortgage lenders to stop using discredited scientific evidence that is reducing the value of properties where Japanese knotweed has been found. An investigation by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee has concluded that lenders are “overly cautious” when offering mortgages on a property where the invasive plant has been discovered. As […]

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UK's fastest places to sell a home revealed

Location, location, location is everything in property. And that’s never more apparent than in the latest research revealing where homes are selling fastest across the UK. Sellers north of the border – in particular Edinburgh and Falkirk – find their properties flying out of the estate agent in just 27 days. But just south of […]

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UK's regional cities register strong house price growth

House prices in the UK’s most affordable cities are outgrowing those of other areas. Hometrack’s UK Cities House Price Index has revealed that the highest price growth is happening in those urban areas most weakened by the 2008 financial crash. Liverpool leads the way Liverpool has registered the UK’s highest annual house price growth rate […]

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Cheapest places for London commuters revealed

London’s expensive housing market means many of those working in the capital are looking ever further afield for the most affordable and do-able commute. According to Zoopla, the average price of a home in London is £659,897 with those in the wider south-east standing at £401,883. Those prices often put London houses and flats beyond […]

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Easter opening hours at Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove has home buyers and sellers covered this bank holiday weekend. Our friendly team will be standing by to take your calls on all conveyancing services  and queries about building surveys right across Easter weekend. Our opening hours at Fridaysmove this Easter are: Good Friday, April 19, 9 am until 4pm Easter Saturday, April 20, […]

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