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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