The Inside Edge
Every week we give you a selection of the best property articles from the national newspapers, so you won’t miss a thing.
FSA fines mortgage lender GMAC £2.8m
The specialist home loan provider is the first to be fined by the Financial Services Authority for levying unfair charges on borrowers in arrears. By Alice Ross and Sharlene Goff, FT.com.
‘Act fast on home loans’
Nationwide, Britain’s biggest building society, is urging those who want to benefit from the government’s stamp duty holiday to act “very quickly” to secure a mortgage. Elizabeth Colman, Sunday Times
Let out a spare room and let the money roll in
If you have a spare room to let – or even a spare sofa – you could be sitting on a gold mine.
Caroline McGhie, Daily Telegraph
Selling houses: spelling out the hard sell
Novel ways of selling a house grab our attention, but do they work? Graham Norwood sees through the gimmicks.
Graham Norwood, Daily Telegraph
Signs of slowing housing demand
House prices have edged upwards for the third consecutive month in spite of signs of a slowdown in demand from new buyers, according to Hometrack, a research company.
By Vanessa Houlder, FT.com