Home lending rises but enquiries slow

CML reports first-time buyers up by 3%

Advice & Comment

Chart that tells a story
Crude may have fallen below $100, but shares in oil producers like BP, Shell and Tullow don’t track the oil price very well
– Jonathan Eley
Thompson
My new letting agent says bills previously included are no longer part of our rent. Do I need to see out the rest of my tenancy?

More lenders cut mortgage interest rates

Nationwide, Skipton and Coventry launch new deals

Remortgaging set to rise

Rising house prices and economic recovery to spur increased activity

Scotland after the vote: property

Uncertainty haunts the market

Thompson

Can the terms of my tenancy be changed?

My new letting agent says bills are no longer included

Investec ties up £180m Kensington deal

Bank offloads subprime mortgage lender to Blackstone and TPG

MMR is delaying mortgage offers

Research confirms anecdotal evidence of delays

A property on Rutland Gate in Knightsbridge to go with Ed Hammond copy about £200m House. Please check with Ed that this is the right house.
©Charlie Bibby/FT

London’s Victoriana beats new-build

Period properties have provided better returns

Mortgage rules ‘deter first-time buyers’

Almost 2m cannot afford first home, says mortgage insurer

TSB to foot council tax bills

Challenger bank offers help with bills

RBS mortgage fine ‘might not be last’

Brokers say watchdog is probably looking at others

Six ways to cool the housing market

Policy prescriptions to bring UK house prices back to earth

Top state schools push up house prices

Parents pay a premium of up to £500,000 to live near best performing institutions

Letting agents ‘double charging’

Tenants and landlords pay for same service

Stamp duty receipts top £1bn

Widely disliked tax on course to raise £12.7bn this year

Barclays lifts ‘stress test’ loans rate

Higher stress test rates could restrict lending

Mortgage rates continue to drop

Barclays and Virgin latest to cut interest rates

Homeowner relief over deferred rate rise

Little chance of immediate rise, says Bank of England

Buyers urged to take up home loan deals

Lenders sharpen fixed rate products in spite of expected base rate rise

FCA warns on buy-to-let risks

Fraudulent loan applications a concern for watchdog