Yorkshire and Humberside Sees Sharpest House Price Growth

Yorkshire and Humberside was the top performing region for the first time since 2005 in September, with the annual price growth picking up to 5.8%, the Nationwide House Price Index has found. In the region house prices now average at £160,263. Overall in the UK annual...

Newcastle Building Society to Offer Lifetime ISA

Newcastle Building Society will offer a cash lifetime ISA within the next few weeks. The product has a 25% government bonus on savings which can be used to support first-time buyers getting onto the property ladder and those who wish to save for their retirement....

Foreign Property Investors Face Stamp Duty Surcharge

Foreign property buyers will have to pay more stamp duty under plans announced by Prime Minister Theresa May. The government could place a surcharge of 1% or 3% on top of stamp duty, with the extra money raised being spent on tackling rough sleeping. May said: “For...