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We're hiring a Mortgage Administrator. Could it be you? Read more about our requirements and how to apply… MB Associates is an award-winning mortgage broker, committed to providing bespoke advice and exceptional client outcomes. With a team of experienced advisers and...

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First time buyers teaming up to buy a property

First time buyers teaming up to buy a property

Over 60% of first-time buyers are teaming up with someone else to buy their first home, according to Halifax. The lender says that joint first-time buyers now account for 63% of all mortgage transactions, with mortgage completions now in joint names with two or more...

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A Guide to the First Homes Scheme

A Guide to the First Homes Scheme

The government's First Homes Scheme is intended to help first-time buyers get onto the property ladder by offering homes at a discount. Read on to find out if you're eligible… The government's First Homes Scheme offers buying discounts for first-time buyers, which...

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House prices increase in January

House prices increase in January

The latest House Price Index from Halifax shows encouraging signs for the housing market. House prices went up by 1.3% in January, according to Halifax. This increase marks the fourth monthly rise in a row, says the lender. It also reveals that property prices grew by...

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Base rate stays the same in February

Base rate stays the same in February

No change to the base rate, but now the Bank of England is facing mounting pressure to lower it. Discover the details of today's latest review. The base rate has remained at 5.25%. The Bank of England reviewed the rate on 1 February and agreed to keep it the same. The...

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Buyer demand for properties has increased

Buyer demand for properties has increased

Housing demand and agreed sales have increased in the first three weeks of 2024. Agreed house sales have increased by 13% in January across all regions of the UK compared to a year ago, according to Zoopla. The property website has published its UK House Price Index...

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House prices dip, but the market is more active

House prices dip, but the market is more active

There’s been a slight dip in house prices, but buyer demand and general activity in the property market have improved. House prices have dipped recently, but there is renewed interest among prospective home buyers, and the market is showing improved momentum. Average...

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MB Associates receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

MB Associates receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

MB Associates has won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience. Feefo established the Trusted Service Awards in 2014 to recognise brands that use...

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Mortgage rates at their lowest for six months

Mortgage rates at their lowest for six months

Good news from Moneyfacts – rates are lower than they’ve been since last summer. Mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level for six months, according to independent financial website Moneyfacts. New figures posted on its website have shown that the average two...

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Boxing Day bounce saw an uplift in property listings

Boxing Day bounce saw an uplift in property listings

The property market may well be picking up – Rightmove saw an increase in the number of properties going onto the market for sale in December 2023 when compared to the previous year. The number of homeowners who put their properties up for sale on Boxing Day increased...

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