The home

320,000 people benefit from Help to Buy

Average house prices across Help to Buy schemes was £196,092.

Inheritance tax receipts up by 18.7%

Introduction of residence nil-rate band coincides with soaring receipts.

Millennials bear the brunt of ‘housing catastrophe’

Amount of income spent on housing trebles in the last 50 years.

Stamp duty rise drives up landlord costs

Average buy-to-let stamp duty bill stands at £8,477.

Homeowners find it tough to make second move

'Second steppers' face bigger challenge than first-time buyers.

Generous grandparents hand out £37bn

1 in 3 grandparents provided financial support to their grandchildren.

Over a million save into Help to Buy ISA

First-time buyers have saved around £1.8 billion into Help to Buy ISAs since 2015.

First-time buyers paying record prices

Saving enough money for your first property.

Landlords hit by mortgage interest relief changes

Landlords with a single property could be pushed into a higher tax bracket due to changes to mortgage interest relief.

Homeowners rely on parents to move up property ladder

More than a third of homeowners rely on financial help from family and friends to move up the property ladder.

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