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  • Lower house prices

    House prices dropped by 0.2% between July and August, putting the average property in the UK at £213,930 – down by nearly £3,000 since June’s EU referendum, the latest data from Halifax reveals....

  • Virgin money logo

    Virgin Money has cut the rates on its Help to Buy Isa for the second time in under two months, meaning new customers can only get 2% on the government’s flagship deposit saving scheme.

  • Tim and his family

    Tim Saunders, 39, and his wife Caroline, 41, have recently bought a family home. Here, he explains the hurdles they had to overcome to prove they could afford it.

  • Saying goodbye before school

    As the summer holidays come to an end, some parents will be sighing with relief even though they may have forked out £53,000 more, on average, to live close to a top-performing state school, new...

  • Oxford city

    House prices in 60% of the UK’s top 50 university cities have gone up by enough to cover the £27,000 tuition fees on a three-year degree course, new research has revealed.

  • Slight house price rise

    House prices in the UK went up by 0.6% between July and August, putting the average price of a UK property at £206,145, according to the latest figures from Nationwide building society.

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    Halifax, one of two providers previously offering market leading Help to Buy Isa rates has slashed the interest it’ll pay new customers from 2.5% to 2%.

  • The night tube launches this weekend along the Central and Victoria lines in London, so one property agent has uncovered how much homes along the routes cost.

  • Rising house prices

    UK house prices rose by 8.7% in the year to June, pushing the average price to £213,927, according to the Land Registry’s latest official figures published today

  • San castle for sale

    Properties coming on to the market in England and Wales between 10 July and 6 August 2016 are 1.2% lower than the previous month, new research has revealed.