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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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Nov 30, 2017

House prices hold firm in November

UK house prices inched up marginally in November by 0.1%, according to Nationwide.
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Jul 31, 2017

How to find the ideal first-time buyer mortgage

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Jul 06, 2017

After 10 years of falling rates, will mortgages stay low?

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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

News

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Dec 12, 2017

House prices in East Midlands rise fastest – as London fares worst

House prices increased by more than £7,000 on average over the 12 months to October, howe...
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Dec 07, 2017

Bank of Mum and Dad: how to help your children on the property ladder

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Dec 07, 2017

Dwindling property supply drives small quarterly price pick up

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Dec 04, 2017

Average UK property selling for £10k under asking price

Analysis of asking prices and eventual sold prices of properties in England and Wales has ...
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Nov 30, 2017

Help to Buy ISA transfer to Lifetime ISA: act sooner rather than later

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Nov 29, 2017

UK housing stock is now worth over £6trn

Understanding

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

Chancellor Philip Hammond has unveiled a cut in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for first-time ...
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Nov 15, 2017

Explained: the difference between gazumping and gazundering

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Aug 29, 2017

Discounted variable rate could be cheaper than fixed mortgage deal

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Aug 12, 2017

Parents warned over Bank of Mum and Dad tax risks

First-time buyers are increasingly turning to support from their parents to get onto the h...
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Aug 08, 2017

Have you overpaid stamp duty? How you can reclaim the tax

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Jul 25, 2017

10 things you need to know about the leasehold consultation

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