Buy-to-let mortgages up by a third

CML figures show buy-to-let loans in quarter one of 2012 were up by 32% annually, while repossessions have steadied The value of mortgages taken out to fund buy-to-let purchases rose by a third year-on-year to the first three months of 2012, as falling house prices and rising rents made the sector attractive to investors. Some […]


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House prices move on in January

Halifax says January saw a 0.6% rise in house prices, but the three-month and year-on-year figures showed a 0.9% and 1.8% decline respectively House prices in England and Wales rose by 0.6% in January, according to Halifax, but the lender said low interest rates has led to little movement in prices for eight months. The […]


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