‘It’s a bit selfish’: neighbours angry as Jim Ratcliffe quits UK

UK’s richest man had battled for six years to secure planning permission in New ForestEU offers lucrative tax breaks to firm of billionaire BrexiterSir...

UK house prices raised age of ownership by eight years since 1997

In 2018 buyers were 34 before half had bought their own home; in 1997 the age was 26Britain’s increasingly unaffordable housing market has delayed the age when most...

UK estate agents at their gloomiest for 10 years, says Rics

Expectations, demand and sales expectations all down in latest market snapshotBrexit uncertainty and a lack of affordability in some areas continue to stifle the UK housing market, leaving...

Do I count as a first-time buyer if I inherit a share of a...

I’m worried I’ll lose my bonuses in a help-to-buy Isa and/or relief from stamp duty land taxQ My partner and I are looking to buy our first home...

How to finance a duplex or multifamily home

Purchasing a multifamily home can be a savvy way to generate passive income and build wealth. Multifamily mortgages are available for buyers of duplexes, as well as of three- and four-unit dwellings.Multifamily homes with...

UK housing market is a ‘goldmine’ for wealthy foreign buyers

Sales of houses worth over £10m tripled after sterling slumped following Brexit voteThe global super-rich have taken advantage of the Brexit-induced decline in the value of sterling to...

Letting fees ban is good news for tenants – but beware a backlash

Renters could save about £272 on average from June, but agents may seek to claw cash backIt may be a little chilly for dancing in the streets,...

We’re a couple aged 76 – can we get help to buy a house?

We’re planning to return to the UK from Australia and wonder whether we can get a mortgageQ We are a couple both aged 76 who are currently living...

Facebook and others pledge hundreds of millions of dollars toward affordable housing in Bay...

Facebook and the nonprofit Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are among the participants in a new group that's promising to commit hundreds of millions of dollars to expanding the availability of affordable housing in the Bay...

UK house prices take pre-Brexit hit, says Nationwide

Rise of only 0.5% in December – the slowest annual rate of growth since February 2013Fears over Brexit caused British house prices to all but stagnate in 2018, rising by...

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