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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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Feb 21, 2017

Challenger bank to accept one year's accounts from self-employed mortgage applicants

Aldermore has announced that it will reduce the number of years accounts a self-employe...
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Feb 17, 2017

House price sentiment now at post-EU referendum high

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Feb 17, 2017

Revealed: the London borough with 700% house price growth over 20 years

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Feb 14, 2017

Barclays launches £2,500 cashback mortgage deal for first-time buyers

Barclays has introduced a cashback mortgage for fledgling buyers targeted to cover stamp d...
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Feb 14, 2017

First-time buyers borrowed record amounts in 2016

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Feb 10, 2017

January jump in first-time buyer numbers

Understanding

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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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Oct 26, 2016

The money questions everyone's asking

Yorkshire Building Society answers the most common personal finance questions asked by th...
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Oct 04, 2016

Guide to offset mortgages

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Sep 27, 2016

60 second read…what is stamp duty?

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