Boom driven by people remortgaging homes to lock- in cheap deals as proportion lent to first-time buyers falls
High street bank lending for house purchases grew by 3.6 per cent compared to the same month in 2017, UK Finance figures released today demonstrate.
Almost half the population in the UK, some 48% think re-introducing 100% mortgages is a good idea, a nationwide poll has found.
The sense of community that emerges from cohousing developments is not merely due to its physical design, nor is it a happy accident — it is the central aim of the development and management process, which starts prior to the design and development of these communities.
The vast majority of building societies, some 87%, expect the Bank of Mum and Dad to play an increasing role in helping first time buyers get on the housing ladder over the next five to 10 years.
Some 17,000 brownfield sites have been identified and mapped in Britain, totalling around 27,700 hectares, which could provide space for more than 961,000 new homes.