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Introduction

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Mar 21, 2017

First-time buyer: Should I transfer my Help to Buy ISA to the Lifetime ISA?

From April, first-time buyers will have a choice of two savings schemes to help them onto ...
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Mar 13, 2017

Seven costs first-time buyers may not anticipate

If you're about to buy your first home, there are a few additional costs you may not have ...
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Mar 10, 2017

The pros and cons of overpaying your mortgage

You’ve made it on to the property ladder and you may now be considering overpaying your ...
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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

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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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Sep 16, 2016

Lifetime ISA: the pros and cons

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Sep 08, 2016

Millions of couples unaware whether they own property as tenants in common or joint tenants

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Aug 10, 2016

Guide to valuations and surveys

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Jun 21, 2016

Five hidden horrors that could derail your property purchase

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Mar 23, 2016

Help to Buy ISAs: how clued up are in-branch staff?

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Mar 01, 2016

Self-employed mortgages: three myths debunked

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Feb 16, 2016

How can Help to Buy help you?

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Feb 12, 2016

Lifetime cost of renting tops £50k

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Jan 14, 2016

Two week countdown for Help to Buy London launch

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Jan 07, 2016

Steady 1.7% rise in house prices in December

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Dec 21, 2015

House prices in cities jump 10% in a year

News

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Mar 30, 2017

First-time buyers net average £579 bonus from Help to Buy ISA

Since the launch of the government’s flagship Help to Buy ISA scheme in December 2015, m...
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Mar 30, 2017

Shhhh….‘niche’ lenders offer mortgages up to 6 times borrowers’ income

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Mar 30, 2017

First-time buyers in Waltham Forest see house prices soar

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Mar 29, 2017

Mortgage lender offers Help to Buy ISA customers £1,000 bonus

Vernon Building Society is offering Help to Buy ISA customers a bonus of up to £1,000 but...
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Mar 27, 2017

Record numbers of first-time buyers rely on ‘bank of mum and dad’

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Mar 24, 2017

Housing hits 30+ times salary for many

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