Millennials are the most educated generation to date and employment for this age group is at a record high. In 2016, the employment rate for millennials was 82.1% and by 2020 they will represent 50% of the workforce. In many ways, millennials have bright futures ahead of them. But there’s one thing that they may never manage to achieve and that’s to own their own houses.
Owning a home is a very large investment. It can often prove to be the most valuable asset you are ever going to own. One thing to be aware of is that according to new research around one-third of all homes in the UK are now selling for less than their asking price. So what factors might bring down the price of a property?
Britain's house-price boom threatens to turn into a property crash within months, warn industry experts, as a key survery is set to reveal there are now more sellers that buyers.
Woodstock House has views over the Blenheim Palace estate, the birthplace of Winston Churchill, but needs £3 million of repairs.
Forget London's overheated property market, it is landlords with properties in the Midlands who are benefiting from the UK’s best rental yields.
Asking prices fall for first time since 2010, but Conservatives' majority win is set to unleash the property market.
When your pension lump sum burns a hole in your pocket, be aware that London rental yields are at their lowest for seven years. So buy-to-let may not equal get rich quick.
The new high-speed Crossrail route will drastically cut journey times into the capital from 2018, changing the lives of millions of Londoners and suburban commuters.
Should we move back in with parents to save for our first home - or will lenders look more favourably on us if we are meeting monthly rent payments?
Rising rents and a shortage of affordable housing blamed for households being forced into B&Bs and the hands of private landlords.
Millionaire David Stocker, 61, tells a court that his life of luxury is over after divorce battle and he has been left effectively 'homeless'
Technically, this property (pictured) is a three bedroom detached house in Hertford Heath, Hertford, on at £795,000 with Hetheringtons. But it started life as a Victorian water tower (it's now Grade II listed) and the three spacious floors of Tower House are linked by a hugely impressive oak spiral staircase. Inside there's a distinctive industrial feel and its detached garage has an intriguing blue slate roof.
Prices rising fastest in the north of England with London market cooling and falls recorded in Wales, Scotland and West Midlands
Rise in young buyers 'locked out' of housing market means leaves number of outright owners higher than number of people with a mortgage.
For many people wealth is tied up in property. After a decade of extraodinary house price growth, new data locates the wealthiest and poorest areas by value of homes.
A new study of house prices to earnings ratios across the UK reveals the top 5 most unaffordable places to live.
House prices in London and cautious lenders trigger fall in first-time buyers trying to get on the property ladder.
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has recently delivered a number of high profile speeches explaining the complex factors resulting in his expectation that interest rates will no longer need to rise in the imminent future. In fact, as inflation hits a record low it is looking increasingly unlikely that the Bank’s base rate will increase from 0.5 per cent this year.
The new Government mortgage guarantees offer fresh hope to renters in their 20s and 30s who are eager to own their own home
Picking the right estate agent to market your home can make a difference, not only to the price, but to the experience
The prospect of selling your home in 2015 is blighted by election fever and nervous buyers. London has overheated while prices in the commuter corridor speed up.How do you sell your home when others don't?