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Man loses savings on a luxury Manchester flat that is never built

After spending four years living in a soulless apartment in a converted hotel in Abu Dhabi, Gabriel Ward was itching to return to the UK. The primary school tea... read more

Online estate agent Purplebricks ordered to come clean about fees buried in small print

By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:47 BST, 26 June 2018 | Updated: 22:47 BST, 26 June 2018 Purplebricks has come under fire over hidden fee... read more

Single first-time buyers need over a decade to raise a deposit – and Londoners could take 17 years

A single first-time buyer who started saving up for a deposit earlier this year will not be able to buy a home until 2028 in certain parts of England and Wales.... read more

Renters will pay an average MILLION pounds more than homeowners over the course of a lifetime

Renting for an entire lifetime will cost you over a million pounds more than purchasing your own home – and high rents are keeping many priced off the pro... read more

Mental health and physical illness causing financial spiral for thousands, warns debt charity

One in five people struggling with debts are already under strain from mental health problems, serious illness or a significant life event – such as berea... read more

Asking prices hit record high driven by lack of houses for sale in North

The average asking price for properties hit a record high for the third straight month, according to the latest Rightmove report. The Rightmove House Price Inde... read more

The key to unlocking cash from your home revealed 

Dwindling pension pots mean the number of retirees tapping their properties for income is expected to rise by nearly 50 per cent over the next decade. Research ... read more

How to avoid the pitfalls of buying a home abroad

Buying a property overseas is a life-long dream for many people looking for sun, relaxation – and perhaps a place to retire. Some will plan on basing themsel... read more

Guide to leasehold property: How to check the lease, get it changed and challenge your freeholder

In a damning report on new-build homes, consumer body Which? has revealed that home-seekers have been routinely misled by property developers and conveyancing l... read more

Homeowners duped by lawyers into paying ‘extortionate’ ground rents on leaseholds

Property developers have been flogging leasehold properties with extortionate fees and spiralling ground rents attached to home-seekers with the connivance of c... read more

Number of homes coming up for sale slowly on the rise as house price growth remains sluggish

Estate agents across Britain have started to see the number of homes coming up for sale gradually increase for the first time in over two years. In a monthly su... read more

House prices hit a new record high, says ONS, but flats and London suffer

House prices have hit a fresh record high in the UK but property inflation has slowed to its lowest level since March 2017, according to official figures. The a... read more

Has your home been your top investment? Equity release guide

Have you paid off your mortgage and retired in a home you own outright? If you have, it makes you a pretty successful investor. Research by Money Mail reveals r... read more

House price inflation could wipe out stamp duty break for first-time buyers

Experts are warning that house price inflation could wipe out the benefits of the stamp duty break for many first-time buyers within the next 10 years. Stamp du... read more

Best credit cards for cashback, airmiles and points from work expenses

Company credit cards are rarer than hen’s teeth these days, so it’s not uncommon to find yourself having to shell out for work expenses and claim th... read more

Where the Bank of Mum and Dad pays out the most

Parents helping their children onto the housing ladder are forking out an average of £18,000 – but the amount varies considerably by area. The Bank of Mu... read more

House prices jump £3k says Halifax despite ‘subdued’ property market

House prices jumped £3,000 last month despite a ‘subdued’ property market, according to the latest Halifax figures. Low mortgage rates and strong employmen... read more

Fastest places to sell a £1m home: Property millionaires in Cambridge sell in the shortest time

Cambridge is home to the fastest moving property market in the country when it comes to properties on sale for £1million or more, new findings reveal. With buy... read more

Property tax myth buster: Eight taxes you need to be aware of when buying a property

Paul Falvey, a tax partner at accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, says most people who are looking to purchase a property are aware that they may ha... read more

Atom bank launches first-time buyer range – but are 95 per cent mortgages the best option?

Digital-only lender Atom Bank has launched a range of first-time buyer mortgages for those with just a five per cent deposit to put towards buying their first p... read more

Brix claims its cashback helps you build up a home deposit as you spend

Help to Buy Isa  You can save up to £200 a month into your Help to Buy Isa. To kickstart your account, in your first month, you can deposit a lump sum of up t... read more

Perks of a park: Will more national parks across Britain be good news for homeowners? 

Although not all of Michael Gove’s decisions are greeted with acclaim, his announcement last weekend that he plans to create a new wave of national parks appe... read more

Property market continues to lose steam as average UK house price falls 0.2% in May, says Nationwide

UK house prices fell by 0.2 per cent in May and annual growth slowed down further as the housing market continues to lose steam. The modest monthly drop is the ... read more

Bristol is the city which has seen biggest house price growth in the last five years

Property prices in Bristol have risen the most of all major British cities in the last five years, new data from Hometrack shows. Values in the west country cit... read more