Tag Archives: Help to Buy

First time buyer market divides opinion

When it comes to impressions of the housing market a report from the Halifax has found a wide disconnect between prospective first-time buyers and their parents. While just 12 per cent of parents believe it is ‘virtually impossible for first-time … Continue reading

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Peterborough leading the way in Help to Buy in the Eastern region

According to the latest figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), 47,018 properties were bought (legal completions) with the support of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme in the first two years of its operation. The … Continue reading

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Almost four million unable to buy first home

According to new analysis by consumer pressure group PricedOut 3.8m first time buyers in private rented accommodation are unable to afford the average first home. The figure includes 1.26m private renters who have been priced out of home ownership by … Continue reading

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Housing market still moderating according to latest figures

Annual house price growth in the UK has slowed to 5.1 per cent in March, down from 5.7 per cent growth in February according to the latest figures from the Nationwide House Price Index. This is the seventh fall in … Continue reading

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Help to Buy inflates house prices

Last week we reported that the house prices in the Eastern region are growing at a faster rate than elsewhere in the UK. This was pointed out in data published by house buying website Rightmove. According to their figures the … Continue reading

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Budget announcement boost for first time buyers

George Osborne’s final budget before the General Election is designed to be a vote winner and in it he has included some give aways that could prove popular. Not least among these is the announcement of a new Help to … Continue reading

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Tories announce new Starter Home scheme

Housing policy is just one of the political footballs being kicked around by the main parties as they vie for votes ahead of the May General Election. The Conservative Party is to announce that it will make 200,000 new homes … Continue reading

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