Four action groups to tackle UK housing crisis

Four action groups to tackle UK housing crisis

Nationwide Building Society is leading an action plan to tackle the UK housing crisis, which it says has been compounded by the pandemic. More than 25 major organisations have come together and formed action groups that will collaborate to help solve existing and...
HSBC launches its lowest ever fixed rate

HSBC launches its lowest ever fixed rate

HSBC has cut prices on around 40 fixed-rate mortgages by up to 0.3 per cent, leading to the lender’s lowest ever fixed rate mortgage of 0.94 per cent. The lender’s previous low had been a two-year fixed rate priced at 0.99 per cent which was capped at 60 per cent loan...
Buyers outnumber properties by 16 to 1

Buyers outnumber properties by 16 to 1

The percentage of properties selling for over the asking price reached the highest level on record as eager buyers outnumbered available properties by 16 to one, according to NAEA Propertymark. The trade body says that 32% of properties sold for more than asking price...