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First Time Buyer



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

Nov 30, 2017

House prices hold firm in November

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

How to find the ideal first-time buyer mortgage

Jul 06, 2017

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

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...
Oct 18, 2016

How to get a better price on your property purchase

Sep 20, 2016

Stop gambling and get a credit card: how to improve your chances of getting a mortgage


Mar 22, 2018

Barclays ups income multiple for mortgage calculations

Barclays is raising its standard loan to income (LTI) multiple up to 4.49 across mortgages...
Mar 21, 2018

Watchdog rules against adviser offering 60% saving on stamp duty

Mar 20, 2018

Persimmon pulls incentives if home buyers don’t use its mortgage broker

Mar 20, 2018

‘Desperate’ first-time buyers targeted by scammers

Fraudsters are developing new tactics to target first-time buyers’ (FTBs) deposits and c...
Mar 19, 2018

Mortgages at most affordable level for 10 years

Mar 16, 2018

Weak take-up for government’s new mortgage support scheme


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 ...
Dec 14, 2017

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

Dec 07, 2017

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

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...
Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

Nov 15, 2017

Explained: the difference between gazumping and gazundering

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