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Buying is £1300 a year cheaper than renting - for now
The BBC Business News website reports 'First-time buyers now save £1300 a year by taking out a mortgage rather than renting, according to Britain's biggest lender, the Halifax.
London Drives House Price Increase, says ONS
The BBC Business News Web Site reports 'Annual house price inflation was 10.2% in June, compared with 10.4% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Mortgage checks are 'no hard break' on market, says CML
The BBC Business News Web Site reports 'New affordability checks have only put a "gentle dampener" on the UK mortgage market during their first months of operation, lenders say.
Does Your House Make More Than You?
The BBC Business News Website asks 'With house prices growing faster than incomes in many parts of the UK, is your house making more money than you do?
Mortgage Approvals Back On The Rise, Says Bank Of England
The BBC Business News Website reports 'The number of people taking out mortgages is back on the rise, according to figures from the Bank of England.