Property repossessions and arrears at a six year low
Low interest rates mean fewer homeowners are struggling to keep up with their mortgage repayments
13 November 2014
Cost of renting a home falls slightly
Private rents in England and Wales fell for the fourth month in a row in February - but by just 0.1%
15 March 2013
Rents slip as more first time buyers get mortgages
Private rents dropped for the third consecutive month in January as increased mortgage availability eased pressure
15 February 2013
Repossessions lowest since credit crunch began
8,200 properties were repossessed between July and September this year, the lowest in a single quarter since 2007
8 November 2012
Hope for 'mortgage prisoners' amid lending clampdown
Mortgage holders trapped on expensive deals because lenders are stricter have been given some hope under new rules
25 October 2012
Mortgages tumble below 2%... if you've got the deposit
Tesco Bank has today launched a two-year fix at 1.99% while First Direct has launched a five-year fix at 2.99%
19 October 2012
Rising rents push more into debt
A record 12,000 tenants who are struggling with rent arrears have contacted a debt advice charity this year
18 October 2012
House asking prices rise 3.5%
House sellers hiked asking prices by more than £8,000 in October, says property website Rightmove
15 October 2012
Homeowners hit by Santander mortgage rise
Hundreds of thousands of Santander customers will see their standard variable mortgage rate soar
3 October 2012
Home repossessions fall, but future less rosy
The number of home repossessions has fallen to its lowest level in a year and-a-half despite the toughening economy
9 August 2012
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