The home

Housing wealth ‘won’t solve the pensions crisis’

Savers with lower pensions tend to have lower housing equity.

How to save for your first home

32,200 first-time buyers took out mortgages in May 2018.

Most fathers have no life insurance

More households at risk of financial difficulty.

Retired homeowners not accessing property wealth

6 in 10 over-50s don’t plan to move house.

Parents lending less to help kids buy a home

Average gift from Bank of Mum and Dad falls to £18,000.

Stamp duty cut helps 69,000 first-time buyers

Relief claimed on 19% of all home purchases until 31 March 2018.

Smaller landlords feel the sting of tax changes

Alterations to tax relief concern 1 in 4 landlords.

Landlords face tenant fees ban

Proposal could introduce extra costs for landlords.

Wales begins collection of devolved property tax

New rates come into force for homebuyers in Wales.

Help to Buy loans set to mature

Thousands of homeowners face financial squeeze as scheme nears 5-year anniversary.

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