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First Time Buyer

Introduction

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Are you looking to buy your first property but don't know where to start? Our 'How To' section will give you a quick rundown of the basics, while our 'Understanding' will get  a little bit more technical to get you the information you need. Follow our 'News' section for the latest on the first time buyer market.

How to

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Mar 16, 2017

Help your kids buy a house without handing over stacks of cash

Four options for parents who want to help their children onto the housing ladder without p...
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Oct 18, 2016

How to get a better price on your property purchase

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Sep 20, 2016

Stop gambling and get a credit card: how to improve your chances of getting a mortgage

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Sep 14, 2016

How to a write a winning property offer letter

You’ve viewed the perfect property but there’s likely to be stiff competition from oth...
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Apr 25, 2016

Help for homebuyers

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Jan 27, 2016

Top 10 tips when viewing a property

News

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Mar 30, 2017

First-time buyers net average £579 bonus from Help to Buy ISA

Since the launch of the government’s flagship Help to Buy ISA scheme in December 2015, m...
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Mar 30, 2017

Shhhh….‘niche’ lenders offer mortgages up to 6 times borrowers’ income

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Mar 30, 2017

First-time buyers in Waltham Forest see house prices soar

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Mar 29, 2017

Mortgage lender offers Help to Buy ISA customers £1,000 bonus

Vernon Building Society is offering Help to Buy ISA customers a bonus of up to £1,000 but...
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Mar 27, 2017

Record numbers of first-time buyers rely on ‘bank of mum and dad’

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Mar 24, 2017

Housing hits 30+ times salary for many

Understanding

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Mar 21, 2017

First-time buyer: Should I transfer my Help to Buy ISA to the Lifetime ISA?

From April, first-time buyers will have a choice of two savings schemes to help them onto ...
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Mar 13, 2017

Seven costs first-time buyers may not anticipate

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Mar 10, 2017

The pros and cons of overpaying your mortgage

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Jan 20, 2017

Money Mailbag: I’m buying a leasehold flat, should I buy a share of freehold?

“We’re in the process of buying a leasehold flat in a converted Victorian property and...
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Jan 17, 2017

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

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Jan 17, 2017

Three reasons to use a mortgage broker

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