First time buyers increase as number of remortgages slows

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In the Q4 2016 report it states that 39% of all mortgages handled by advisers between October and December were remortgages, representing an increase of 7% on Q1. First time buyers, despite a 2% decline in Q4 2016, account for 18% of mortgages handled.

"After six consecutive months of decline, buyers. for the first time since March 2018." The median existing-home price [2] for all housing types in October was $255,400, up 3.8 percent from October.

Rising house prices don’t seem to have deterred first-time buyers, as UK Finance’s latest figures reveal that 2017 saw the highest number of first-time buyers since 2006, with 365,000 people taking that first step onto the property ladder. This marks an impressive annual increase of 7.4%.

According to figures published on Tuesday by UK Finance there were 365,000 mortgaged first-time buyers in 2017, the highest number since 2006, and an increase of 7.4 per cent on the year before.

According to data from UK Finance, there were approximately 15,300 new homeowner remortgages that were completed in the first quarter of this year in London, an increase of 4.1 percent as compared to the same period in 2017. The 4.67bn of the remortgaging during the first quarter was higher by 7.6 percent year-on-year.

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TAKE-UP of first-time buyer and buy-to-let mortgages slowed in June as economic and political uncertainty caused some UK borrowers to take a ‘wait and see‘ approach. june saw a 1.5 per cent drop in first-time buyer mortgages and a 3.6 per cent drop in homemover mortgages against the same time last year, according to figures from trade body.

Remortgage activity soars on back of interest rate rise. The research also showed an increase in remortgage activity in the buy-to-let sector, with a slight increase in the popularity of two-year fixes.. there were also increases in the number and value of mortgages to first-time buyers.

He added: “The recent pick-up in first time buyer numbers will perhaps slightly slow the trend but will not be sufficient. with housing affordability was underlined by a marked increase in the.

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Home sale prices in #Hartford metro market have been slow to recover from the last recession but. At the other end of the ranking, six of the 10 worst metro areas for first-time buyers were in.