Ability to afford a purchase or move of house in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

Affordability of buying or moving house according to adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2018, by issue

by James Cherowbrier, last edited Aug 29, 2018
Ability to afford a purchase or move of house in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018 The statistic illustrates the level of concern regarding the affordability of buying a house or moving according to adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2018. It can be seen that the ability for first-time buyers to get onto the property ladder was the biggest concern at that time, with a total of 86 percent of respondents stating that this was either a very or somewhat serious problem. The second largest concern was with regards to a similar issue, with a total of 84 percent of respondents stating that saving for a deposit to buy a property was either a very or somewhat serious problem as of 2018.
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Affordability of buying or moving house according to adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2018, by issue

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Very serious problemSomewhat serious problem
Getting onto property ladder (first-time buyers)60%26%
Saving for a deposit to buy53%31%
House prices52%31%
Ability to get a mortgage or remortgage27%38%
Very serious problemSomewhat serious problem
Getting onto property ladder (first-time buyers)60%26%
Saving for a deposit to buy53%31%
House prices52%31%
Ability to get a mortgage or remortgage27%38%
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by James Cherowbrier, last edited Aug 29, 2018
The statistic illustrates the level of concern regarding the affordability of buying a house or moving according to adults in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2018. It can be seen that the ability for first-time buyers to get onto the property ladder was the biggest concern at that time, with a total of 86 percent of respondents stating that this was either a very or somewhat serious problem. The second largest concern was with regards to a similar issue, with a total of 84 percent of respondents stating that saving for a deposit to buy a property was either a very or somewhat serious problem as of 2018.
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