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Increase in lending to first-time buyers

The number of first-time buyers in the UK increased by 3% in February, marking the best start to a year since 2008, according to new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML). In all, says the CML, activity in the first-time buyer sector was 17% stronger in February than in February last year. A… Read more »

Positive signs in Scottish housing market

The latest housing market survey by RICS has reported encouraging news regarding the Scottish housing market after it found indications that both activity and prices could begin to pick-up later in the year. Around 10% of Scottish chartered surveyors reported a rise rather than fall in predicted sales for the coming months. Combined with a… Read more »