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House prices in major UK cities to slow in 2019 but London will fall

House prices in major UK cities to slow down in 2019, but London is forecast to see a fall of 2% or more UK house price inflation slowed to 2.6% in 2018 and is ... read more

I’m saving £400 a month but my projected pension at 65 is still puny

I am a bank employee. I work in electrical engineering so don’t have any banking or pension knowledge. I have been contributing to the company pension sch... read more

House price growth set to grind to a halt next year, RICS predict

House price growth set to grind to a halt next year amid Brexit uncertainty and stretched affordability, estate agents predict UK house prices to fall slightly ... read more

Yorkshire Building Society lets you fix your mortgage for seven years – should you?

Seven-year itch: Yorkshire Building Society now lets you fix your mortgage until 2025, but what if you want to move house sooner? Deals start at 2.16 per cent a... read more

House prices fall £10,000 in just two months in biggest drop since 2012

House prices fall £10,000 in just two months in biggest drop since 2012 as sellers try to attract buyers amid Brexit uncertainty and Christmas slowdown The ave... read more

Eight million people face struggle as banks dash to ditch cash 

Eight million people face struggle as banks dash to ditch cash By Jeff Prestridge, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 23:59 GMT, 15 December 2018 | Updated: 23... read more

Half of all mortgages are stretching new owners to the limit, warns Bank of England

High risk home buyers: Half of all mortgages are stretching new owners to the limit, warns Bank of England Borrowers are taking on what critics fear are dangero... read more

Lure of the lighthouse: They’re romantic and have great views, but make sure you try before you buy

Who doesn’t resolve to make lifestyle changes in the new year? In terms of property, that often means swapping the neat home in suburbia for something mor... read more

Virgin Atlantic’s bumper credit card sign up bonus ends today, should you sign up now?

One of the advantages of the Virgin Atlantic accounts is that they come with a Mastercard, which are more widely accepted than its biggest rival, the British Ai... read more

Avoid the tax trap hidden in the Budget that will hit divorcing couples who sell the family home

The tax trap hidden in the Budget that will hit divorcing couples who sell the family home… and how to avoid it Changes to capital gains tax rules will af... read more

Families scramble to lock in low mortgage costs amid fears interest rates could rise

Families scramble to lock in low mortgage costs amid fears interest rates could rise By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 12 ... read more

‘Worse than expected’ Superdry results send shares plummeting

‘Worse than expected’ Superdry results send its shares plummeting as former boss agitates for return to top table Half-year profits fell 49% to £12... read more

Emoov founder hits out at Sarah Beeny’s Tepilo as crowdfund investors threaten legal action

Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has come under fire from investors after online estate agent Emoov collapsed just months after a successful funding round.   ... read more

Fix a buy-to-let mortgage for ten years at just 2.74%

Nationwide Building Society’s buy-to-let business is tempting landlords looking for long-term security with ten-year fixed rate mortgages. Landlords may h... read more

Property prices in London’s commuter belt expected to fall by 2% next year

Property prices in London’s commuter belt expected to fall by 2% next year while northern regions look set to surge Rightmove also suggests the pace of th... read more

How to invest and save for your children – the This is Money podcast

We publish our podcast every Friday to the player on This is Money, above, and on Apple Podcasts (iTunes) and on the podcast platforms Audioboom and Acast, both... read more

Annual house price growth at lowest for six years as prices fall in three months out of last four

House prices inched up by their lowest annual rate in six years in the three months to November, growing just 0.3 per cent compared to the same period last year... read more

How much property you could afford around the world on your salary?

How much property could you afford around the world on your salary? This new interactive tool will tell you… Turkey is ranked as the cheapest place to buy... read more

More households in mortgage arrears now than in 2008, FCA says

Thousands more households are seriously behind with their mortgage now than during the financial crisis in 2008, despite near-record low rates There are 14,000 ... read more

Why you should consider a cashback credit card if you want to boost your Christmas spending

Why you should consider a cashback credit card if you want to boost your Christmas spending By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 GMT, 4 December... read more

Every pension in one place: Government to launch new online ‘dashboard’ in the New Year

Every pension in one place: Government to launch new online ‘dashboard’ in the New Year By Samantha Partington For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 G... read more

Could a retirement mortgage help you stay in YOUR home?

Banks and building societies can now offer loans to people of any age, with no end date A new breed of mortgages designed to help older borrowers stay in their ... read more

How one family sold their home for nearly £500k with a interest free loan from the council to fix it

Empty, dilapidated homes can attract squatters, provide an ideal setting for vermin to live and breed or can become structurally unsound if they’re not pr... read more

We have two properties and want to buy a third – can we raise money to help with the mortgage?

We own our home mortgage-free, have a buy-to-let and want to buy a holiday home – how should we finance it? By This Is Money Reporter Published: 07:00 GMT... read more