Many people are struggling to see how they might ever take that first step onto the property ladder, or move their growing family into a bigger home. With house prices rising, the government’s Help to Buy scheme aims to bridge the gap between a bullish property market and buyers who have been outpaced by the… Read more
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Demand for Housing Continues to Outstrip Supply
Prices are on the up, which shows strength, but the lack of housing supply is behind the increase. Yet again, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has revealed that all is not well with the Scottish housing market. There’s significant demand for housing but the supply of homes simply isn’t there, which is driving up… Read more
How Does the new Help to Buy Mortgage Scheme work?
Homeownership has been an unaffordable aspiration for millions of people in the UK. A combination of stagflation (low wage growth and high inflation rates), sky-high property prices in large parts of the country and trepidation on the part of mortgage lenders has made it hard for people to get onto the first rung of the… Read more