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Prospective buyers continue to suffer setbacks as fresh data reveals that mortgage approvals fell during April. Net mortgage approvals for house purchases fell from 51,500 in March to 48,700 in April, figures from the Bank of England show, with experts predicting that the figure could fall further following the central bank’s decision to hike interest [...]
The prospective buyer of Toshiba is reportedly mulling the decision to lower its bid for the Japanese tech giant. Japan Industrial Partners (JIP) secured 2.2 trillion yen (£13.23bn) for Toshiba from four Japanese banks on Friday. However, local business newspaper Nikkei reported yesterday that Toshiba’s weaker than expected earnings may knock some value off the [...]
The number of property sales taking place in July was 16 per cent lower than it was in the same month last year, as reduced lending rates failed to allay prospective buyers' hesitancy.
Gieves and Hawkes is up for sale, with liquidators keen to attract prospective buyers for the 250-year-old Savile Row brand.
Angus Energy’s shares skyrocketed nearly 30 per cent today after it announced it will consider selling the firm to prospective buyers.
Some 38 per cent of Brits have confessed to finding it difficult to afford their rent or mortgage payments over the past month, as the cost of living crisis continues to wreak havoc on the public’s personal finances. This figure was around 29 per cent in early August 2022, new figures from the ONS show, [...]
House price growth may face “significant drag” from high interest rates as fresh figures show they remained relatively stable in June despite yearly growth being negative. The latest Nationwide House Price Index show house prices remained broadly flat in June, but down 2.5 per cent compared to last year, owing in part to 13 successive [...]
Mortgage approvals continued to show signs of improvement in May, rising to 55,500 for the month as a whole up across the UK – up from 49,000 for the month of April, new data shows. The data provided by the Bank of England (Boe) is a fresh kick in the teeth for prospective buyers, who [...]
Prospective house buyers are eyeing up the London property market as enquiries rise for the first time this year. Net first time buyer enquiries reached the highest number since 2016 last month in a sign that the London sales market is settling down. Read more: Investor enthusiasm for UK commercial property slumps In June, 23 [...]
Mortgage approvals in the UK have skidded to their lowest level since the early days of the Covid-19 crisis, pushed down by prospective buyers retreating after Liz Truss’s botched mini-budget sent interest rates flying, official figures out today show. The number of mortgage approvals tumbled a fifth over the month to November to their lowest [...]
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