House price growth slows in November

House price growth slows in November

The housing market is slowing down, and buyers are in a stronger position now to negotiate on price, according to Nationwide. Nationwide published its latest house price index yesterday. The lender revealed that annual growth last month slowed to 4.4% compared to 7.2%...
Update on the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme

Update on the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme

The government’s equity loan scheme on new build homes has now closed for applications, but if you applied before the end of October, you may still be eligible for the loan. We explain the terms and conditions that remain in place until next March. The government’s...
The property market slows down

The property market slows down

Homebuyer demand has dropped, and property prices are expected to continue to fall, but the Office for Budget Responsibility cautiously predicts prices will rise again in 2025. House prices are predicted to fall by around 9% between the end of this year and September...
MB Associates advisers nominated ‘Top Brokers’

MB Associates advisers nominated ‘Top Brokers’

Our founder and Managing Director, Monica Bradley, along with several of her colleagues, have appeared in Mortgage Introducer’s prestigious Top Broker Awards. As part of the entry process, the Mortgage Introducer team asked nominees a series of questions relating to...
Interest rates are coming down

Interest rates are coming down

While interest rates are no longer at the historic lows we saw last year, they are starting to come down and the market is showing signs of stability. The Bank of England base rate has increased steadily all year in a bid to combat inflation. On 3 November, it was...