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There is a way single borrowers can afford to buy their own home


Housing affordability in the UK is a hot topic. And while the situation is showing slow but sure signs of improving, the number of adult children living with parents while they save for the keys to their own front door, continues to rise.    The high value of UK property requires every potential home buyer to pass two major tests in order to grab their dream home.  The affordabili…

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Be careful what you wish for


I’ve met quite a few young people recently understandably bemoaning the fact that despite the recession and the reduction of house prices since their peak some 5 years ago, housing is still unaffordable. And with average house prices in Bath and North East Somerset at £232,000 and even the average price of a flat in Bath at £190,000,* these people have a point. If your high street bank or Buil…

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