The housing market revival witnessed in recent months may soon become a full-scale recovery, figures obtained by a property survey suggest.
Housing minister Mark Prisk has acknowledged older first-time buyers may miss out on the government's Help to Buy scheme.
A guide for people considering a move into the buy-to-let market.
Help to Buy could push first-time buyer house prices up 20% to more than £150,000 by the end of 2015, a financial consultancy has warned.
Hundreds of thousands of interest-only mortgage borrowers whose deals mature before 2020 are likely to face a funding shortfall, according to estimates produced for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Halifax's mortgage adviser arm, Halifax Intermediaries, is set to pay the full Stamp Duty bill for first time buyers purchasing homes worth up to £250,000.
House prices in England and Wales rose by 0.3% in March, the largest month-on-month increase since March 2010, figures suggest.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the Chancellor to make house building and home finance the main plank of his upcoming Budget in order to boost confidence in the economy.
The Association of Mortgage Intermediaries (AMI) said it expects advisers' share of the mortgage market to increase markedly this year as a raft of changes boost their prospects.
Accord Mortgages has launched a ten-day sale on six of its mortgage products.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has published final rules on mortgage selling, convinced they will "put common sense at the heart of the market" and prevent borrowers taking out unaffordable deals.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has confirmed it is removing the non-advised sales process for mortgages, but has clarified its definition of 'regulated' advice following concerns from lenders.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said it is important for borrowers to know the difference between the types of mortgage fees after BBC Watchdog examined lenders "squeezing" homebuyers with large arrangement charges.
The Liberal Democrats are to propose a scheme whereby parents could use a portion of their pension savings to help their children get on the property ladder.
The Buy to Let Business has today launched the industry's first buy-to-let mortgage club.
House prices across England and Wales rose 0.3% over the past year, buoyed by continued growth in the London market, according to the latest house price data from the Land Registry.
Santander, the UK's second largest mortgage lender, has been criticised for hiking its standard variable rate (SVR) by 0.5% - to 4.74% - a move expected to affect several hundred thousand customers.
The proportion of borrowers remortgaging increased to four in ten last month, which could signal the start of a rush as fixed rates continue to fall for home owners with a large deposit, said an adviser.
Tesco Bank has made a move into the mortgage market by launching a range of non-advised deals.
Abbey for Intermediaries is to reduce rates on a number of its mortgage products.