According to birthday cards, growing old is inevitable but growing up is optional. In real life, even the most committed Peter Pans eventually find themselves owning a lawnmower, knowing how to bleed a radiator, keeping track of interest rates – and showing other signs of maturity.
Struggling would-be buyers could get a helping hand on to the property ladder from their parents or grandparents, under proposals outlined by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
If you’re looking to rent a property it’s likely that many of the houses or apartments you view will have neutral decor specifically chosen to appeal to the masses, but what if you’re looking for something a little more bold?
According to new research, Britain’s dream home is a three-bedroom semi-detached property in a village.
With a generation of young would-be buyers dubbed “rentysomethings”, many long-term tenants aged between 25 and 35 can only dream about getting on to the property ladder.
Consumers are finally beginning to claw back more of their wages for discretionary spending, after annual income growth reached its highest level since June 2010 in August.
Mortgage lending conditions remained tight in August, despite the launch of the government’s Funding for Lending scheme, designed to offer low-cost finance to banks on the provision that they pass these savings on to customers.
A report commissioned by the Resolution Foundation and Shelter has projected that an increasing number of families with children will have little choice but to rent property in the future rather than buy.
Mortgage deposits for first time buyers dropped below 20% for the first time in more than three years, according to new figures.
In the UK we certainly are a nation of animal lovers. From horses, dogs and cats, to more exotic reptiles and birds, us Brits often consider our pets to be part of the family and our homes reflect this.
Maximising your space, especially if you live in an urban area, is becoming increasingly important in the modern day. Over the past few years the exciting trend of green walls or ‘vertical gardens’ has become popular, adding a creative way to brighten up dull walls. On a large scale these have covered entire buildings, inside and out. However, they can also be used in a domestic setting too, and you could green up a patio space, porch or any other area of your home.