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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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Apr 20, 2018

Mortgage rates jump to near two-year high

Two-year mortgage rates have hit their highest level since July 2016, analysis has reveale...
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Apr 20, 2018

Mortgage lending becoming riskier and cheaper, Bank director warns

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Apr 18, 2018

House price growth slows as London values fall

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Apr 17, 2018

A third of millennials unlikely to ever own their own home

One in three millennials could continue to rent for the rest of their lives which is likel...
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Apr 17, 2018

First-time buyers and remortgaging drives mortgage market

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Apr 16, 2018

‘Mortgage Freedom Day’ comes earlier this year

Understanding

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Mar 02, 2018

The benefits and drawbacks of opting for a longer mortgage term

First-time buyers are increasingly opting for 30 and 35-year mortgage terms over the more ...
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Dec 14, 2017

Struggling first-time buyers: could buy-to-let be the answer?

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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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Nov 30, 2017

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

Help to Buy ISA savers looking to transfer their money to the Lifetime ISA are urged to ma...
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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

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Nov 15, 2017

Explained: the difference between gazumping and gazundering

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