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...
‘Property prices have seen only a mild decline so far’

‘Property prices have seen only a mild decline so far’

A monthly update from our Sales Manager, Phil Leivesley, on property prices and mortgage interest rates. How did the August base rate rise (from 5% to 5.25%) affect the mortgage market? The recent increase had been expected by the market, and so it had already...
100% mortgages are back

100% mortgages are back

Skipton Building Society has launched a new 100% mortgage product for renters who can prove they’ve covered their rent and bills for at least a year. Good news for renters who want to buy their first home. Skipton Building Society has just announced a new 100%...