The Bank of England has recently gotten rid of the stress test. In this article we take a look at what this means for borrowers, lenders and if it is a good idea
The Bank of England is set to unveil a change in the mortgage application system. This change could see it become easier to get a mortgage. In this article we take a look at what this change is and what it spells out for people.
A recent report form the ONS has made for some bleak reading. In it we can see house prices surging and becoming more and more difficult to afford. In this article we take a look at the report, what the issues are and their possible solutions
In 2017 we witnessed the horrific fire at Grenfell tower, which was exacerbated by the building being covered in cladding. The government have recently announced a new plan to tackle the cladding left on other buildings. But how has this left residents feeling? In this article we explore what the reaction has been to the announcement,
The current government's policy is to build 340,000 new houses a year. However, the lack of brownfield sites means that England's villages are under threat of mass development. Could this cause more trouble for the government?
Britain is currently in the grips of a energy crisis which is leading to rise in fuel prices and energy bills. In this article we take a look at what the causes are of this crisis, what the potential solutions are and how this effects housing.
If you have bad credit, you might think that it’s impossible for you to get a mortgage. But this doesn’t have to be true.
Over the past year we have seen house prices continue to grow each month. But now some experts think that the rapid growth we have seen is soon set to stop. In this article we take a look at what these causes could be and if the bubble is finally set to burst.
With the energy bill increase looming we offer you some quick and simple ways to save a bit of money on your energy bills.
In 1986 the big bang occurred at the London Stock Exchange. This would have a profound effect on the financial markets for years to come and indirectly effect the housing market. In this blog post we explain the causes of the big bang was and it's consequences, both positive and negative.
Stamp duty is something that most of us will have to pay at some point in our lives. But where did it originate from? What is included in the current scope of stamp duty and what are the current tax brackets for stamp duty? This is what we discuss in our latest blog post.