in the know
Read More

This new Mediterranean style complex..

PRICE REDUCTION FOR A LIMITED TIME! 2 bed 2 bath apartments now from just 189,000€! Fantastic, key-ready development of apartments & townhouses, with open sea views and on a front line golf location. This new Mediterranean style complex is located in the sought after area of La Resina Golf ,near Marbella, a desirable location of […]

Read More

North-South house price divide ‘to narrow’..

The North-South divide in house prices will narrow in the next five years as property values in northern England rise by a fifth, a report suggests. Estate agent Savills has predicted that British house prices will rise in line with average incomes from 2019 to 2024. But house price growth will range from 21.6% in […]

Read More

Hopes rise of UK-EU financial service deal..

The UK has struck a deal with the EU on post-Brexit financial services, according to unconfirmed reports. The Times newspaper said London had agreed in talks with Brussels to give UK financial services firms continued access to the bloc. The pound has risen 1% against the dollar in response. But a government source said that […]

Read More

House Price Index..

Subdued prices provide first-time buyer opportunity this autumn Average asking price of property coming to market rises by relatively muted 1.0% (+£3,184) this month, the lowest monthly rate of increase at this time of year since 2010 Slowest sector is properties with two bedrooms or fewer with a 0.1% monthly price fall, a result of […]

Read More

Is it cheaper to keep heating on all day OR turn it off and on when needed?..

MARTIN LEWIS has revealed how to save money on utility bills this winter. Which is option is cheaper – turning your heating on and off or keep it on all day? The answer might shock you. Temperatures have dropped to near-freezing for most of the country and thousands will be thinking about finally turning on […]

Read More

New top easy-access savings account as rates rise..

Nottingham Building Society has launched a new market-leading online easy-access savings account, paying 1.55% interest on £1,000 or more. Easy-access interest rates have risen generally over the past few weeks, since Goldman Sachs launched its new Marcus account in September. The account paid the highest rate we’d seen since January 2016, with the ‘Marcus effect’ kick-starting a series […]

Read More

Any housing help?..

First-time buyers in England who buy a shared ownership home will no longer have to pay stamp duty for homes of up to £500,000, matching the commitment for the majority of first-time buyers made in the last Budget. This will also be backdated for anyone who has bought such a property in the last year. There […]

Read More

Budget 2018: What it means for you..

The final Budget before the UK leaves the EU has been delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond – preparing the country for what he says is a “new chapter” for the economy. Lots of measures that will affect the money in your pocket have been announced in the speech which lasted for well over an hour. […]

Read More

Budget 2018: Everything you need to know..

What a way to start the week – settling down to watch one of the major events of the year that affects your finances. In his speech, the chancellor will announce the government’s plans for tax and spending for the financial year which starts in April 2019. Here is your essential guide. When is the […]

Read More

Banks closures: 13 million people have lost half of local branches..

About 13 million adults in the UK live in areas where at least half of the local banks and building societies have closed, analysis by the BBC reveals. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show nearly 6,000 local branches have shut since 2010, a fall of a third. The consumer group Which? called the number […]