When you decide to buy or rent a property, your first thought will likely be a house or a flat. But have you ever considered the idea of living in a houseboat? This is becoming an increasingly popular way to live, and it could be a great option for you.
The age old question of whether to rent a property or to take out a mortgage is even more relevant today than at any time in the past fifty years. The traditional view, that a mountain of debt could win a capital windfall over a twenty-five year term, has suffered during the last decade.
UK house prices have risen pretty much consistently for over five years and are currently hovering around record highs, according to the latest data from lender Nationwide.