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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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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

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Apr 25, 2016

Help for homebuyers

Download our handy guide for homebuyers, produced in association with Barclays. Saving ...
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Jan 27, 2016

Top 10 tips when viewing a property

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Dec 14, 2015

How to buy a property with friends and family

News

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Jan 18, 2017

Value of UK housing stock soars to record £6.8trn

The value of properties in the UK reached a new record of £6.8trn last year, according to...
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Jan 17, 2017

House prices up 6.7% in November taking average property value to £218k

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Jan 16, 2017

First-time buyers facing less competition for starter homes

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Jan 13, 2017

Average first-time buyer deposit doubles to £32,000

The average first-time buyer deposit has more than doubled over the past decade from £15,...
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Jan 13, 2017

House prices higher than pre-crunch peak in seven of 12 UK regions

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Jan 12, 2017

Small deposit homebuyers pay £300 per month premium

Understanding

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Jan 17, 2017

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

Before you go looking for a mortgage or remortgage deal, you need to decide how you are go...
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Jan 17, 2017

Three reasons to use a mortgage broker

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Oct 26, 2016

The money questions everyone's asking

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Oct 04, 2016

Guide to offset mortgages

Find out how you could potentially save thousands of pounds and slash years off your mortg...
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Sep 27, 2016

60 second read…what is stamp duty?

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Sep 16, 2016

Lifetime ISA: the pros and cons

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