Growth of First-Time Buyers

In 2017, there is an estimated number of first-time buyers to have reached 359,000. According to the Halifax First-Time Buyer Review, those that are new to the property market are pla

House Price Growth

From the research conducted by the Nationwide Building Society, they found that the annual rate of house price growth has increased to 3.2% at the beginning of 2018, compared to

Interest-Only Mortgages

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is urging people with interest-only mortgages to take action after they have found that many have not talked to their current lender about the repayment options a

How Much Are Houses In National Parks?

Lloyds Bank has conducted research into the values of properties in national parks. According to this research, house prices in the twelve national parks measured, are on average, £116,501

The Unfortunate Liverpool Car Park Incident

The unfortunate incident at the Echo Arena car park in Liverpool had destroyed up to 1,400 vehicles which had caused many people to be temporarily stranded. The Association of Brit

How Much Do We Spend On New Year’s Resolutions?

With the holiday season now over, we’ve headed straight into the New Year and many of us have set ourselves a few goals that we want to achieve in 2018. But, how many of us will stay committed to th

The Christmas Gifting Behaviour

Christmas is a time for family, friends, festivities, and indulging. But it is also one of the few times of the year which can be more expensive and stressful. Buying gifts could run the risk of purch

Are you a First Time Buyer?

Buying your first home can be a daunting process!  With High Street Banks and Building Societies claiming they have the best deals, estate agents trying to insist you see their preferred advisor, you

Why Should I Make a Will?

We probably all understand that we should have a Will but the reality is that most of us don’t have one. It’s important to understand what will happen to our estate if we die without a Will (intes

Protecting Your Mortgage

Getting your mortgage is one thing, protecting your mortgage is another.  The world of life insurance changes often as do your personal circumstances.  What may have been right at the time may no lo