UK mortgage approvals rise in January

UK mortgage approvals are at their highest level in the last 11 months with January of 2012 showing a high amount of approvals. This suggests that the Government Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) may be actually helping home buyers get onto the mortgage market. Bank of England figures show that mortgage approvals increased up to […]

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Less British owners of British homes

The evidence from numerous studies and analysts’ reports seems to indicate that Britain is losing ground in the home ownership race. Literally. The percentage of British householders who actually own their residence has dropped rather than risen over the past several years. Observers reporting on the trends are using the term ‘Generation Rent’ to describe […]

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Property is still a plausible investment

For decades, many financial advisors have always stated that the safest investment on the market is property, because when you invest in property you own something solid and physical that can actually be seen. It is true that today you can still see a physical investment if you choose to invest in the property market, but with […]

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