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Mortgage advice: Surge in housing market activity ‘unlikely’

Mortgage advice: Surge in housing market activity 'unlikely'Mortgage brokers have been told that while the spring months are usually a strong time for property demand, the market will not see a significant shift in activity.

This is the view of Liam Bailey, head of residential research at Knight Frank, who pointed out that March and April are…
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First-time buyers ‘seeing attractive option of owning a home’

First-time buyers 'seeing attractive option of owning a home'Mortgage brokers have been told of the rise in the number of first-time buyers successfully finding their way onto the property ladder.

According to findings by e.surv, April saw houses with a value of under £125,000 accounting for 27 per cent of all mortgage approvals.

This…
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Mortgage advice: ‘Work out a budget when saving for deposit’

Mortgage advice: 'Work out a budget when saving for deposit'Brits who are seeking mortgage advice as they look to move into their first home have been given some tips into how to afford a deposit.

Justin Modray, from candidmoney.com, admitted that although the answer may seem "depressing", people should first work out hoe much cash they…
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Mortgage holders told of rise in house market confidence

Mortgage holders told of rise in house market confidencePeople seeking mortgage advice may be interested to hear that there have been signs of increased confidence in the housing market.

The Housing Market Sentiment Survey, which was set up by Zoopla.co.uk, found that 59 per cent of UK homeowners expect house prices to increase over the next…
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Rising mortgage loan costs ‘creating confusion’

Rising mortgage loan costs 'creating confusion'Increasing costs in mortgage loans across various areas over the past 18 months have left many consumers confused.

Comparison site moneysupermarket.com has found that the average application fee has risen by £97 since September…
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