Record million pound home sales

Seven-figure transactions rise by almost half year-on-year

Advice & Comment

Roger Beale
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Nationwide offers 10-year fix

But brokers point to high early repayment charges

Mortgage demand shifts to higher earners

Tougher affordability constraints for homes take effect

Towers that cast a shadow on New York

The city’s latest high-rise homes highlight its inequality, writes Edwin Heathcote

London property price growth cools

0.4% increase in September

Nationwide offers its lowest-ever fixed rate

Mortgage price war gathers pace

Equity release providers rapped

Ombudsman says products often work out expensive

Scots rush to sell homes

Increase in activity ahead of April stamp duty changes

China’s online lenders offer mortgages

Peer-to-peer downpayment loans let buyers skirt requirements

Mortgage rates set to fall further

The sudden slump in gilt yields has fed through to swaps

Annuity reforms will ‘restrict mortgages’

Lack of income will make it harder for older borrowers

London house prices up 20% in a year

Latest ONS figures show 11.7% increase across UK

Bernanke refusal points to banking flaws

We must stop providing bank support based on unrealistic models

Prime property rush in Scotland

Estate agents expect busy period before new property tax regime starts in April

Mortgage rules ‘cooling the market’

Affordability becoming stretched in many areas

Nationwide cuts early repayment loan fees

Mutual imposes sliding scale of charges

Mortgage prisoners left in jail

Banks reluctant to use transitional arrangements

Homeowners ‘would struggle’ with rate rise

One in five would struggle to find money

Redress deadline passes for letting firms

Schemes can offer compensation, but stop short of regulation

Boost for mortgages from private banks

Regulator loosens rules on higher loans