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  • Help to Buy users using just 33% of allowance

    Homebuyers using the Help to Buy equity loan scheme are using just 33% of the scheme’s maximum purchase allowance, according to analysis from Mortgage Advice Bureau, the UK’s best known broker brand. Read more

  • FTB completions stall in October

    The number of first-time buyer house completions stalled in October, as demand began to ebb away at the bottom of the market, according to the latest First Time Buyer Opinion Barometer from Your Move and Reeds Rains. Read more

  • Balance between supply & demand emerges

    A better balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of registered home buyers is emerging, according to the latest NAEA October Housing Market Report. Read more

  • Advisers predict protection gap to narrow with growing deman

    Advisers believe that demand for protection is set to increase over the next twelve months, according to the latest research by IRESS, the leading supplier of wealth management, mortgage and financial markets systems. Read more

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