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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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Jul 31, 2017

How to find the ideal first-time buyer mortgage

If you are buying your first property, follow these commonsense rules for a successful pur...
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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

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Oct 18, 2016

How to get a better price on your property purchase

Buying a house can be an expensive pursuit. Here are five top tips to negotiate a more aff...
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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

News

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Aug 22, 2017

Micro homes: a solution or a problem for first-time buyers?

Micro homes, defined as properties smaller than 37 square metres, are being increasingly b...
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Aug 21, 2017

Property price falls 0.9% despite strong regional growth

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Aug 21, 2017

Stagnant housing market hurting first-time buyers

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Aug 18, 2017

South East is top region for home renovations

The South East is the number one location for home renovations with Hull being the most pr...
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Aug 16, 2017

Gifted deposits fall for first-time buyers and investors

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Aug 15, 2017

First-time buyer and home mover numbers soar

Understanding

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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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Jul 05, 2017

Savvy millennials opt for repayment mortgages

Whether out of choice or necessity, millennials are far more likely to have a repayment mo...
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Jul 03, 2017

State housing schemes ‘only help the wealthy’ – report

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Jun 06, 2017

I’m a first-time buyer. Should I open a cash Lifetime ISA?

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