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Introduction

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Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

Bank statements provide lenders an insight into the lives of prospective borrowers, but so...
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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?

A major lender has extended its buy-to-let offering to first-time buyers in a bid to help ...
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Dec 07, 2017

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

Parents are set to lend £6.5bn to their children in 2017, making the Bank of Mum and Dad ...

More articles

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Nov 30, 2017

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

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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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Aug 29, 2017

Discounted variable rate could be cheaper than fixed mortgage deal

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Aug 12, 2017

Parents warned over Bank of Mum and Dad tax risks

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Aug 08, 2017

Have you overpaid stamp duty? How you can reclaim the tax

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Jul 25, 2017

10 things you need to know about the leasehold consultation

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Jul 06, 2017

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

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Jul 05, 2017

Savvy millennials opt for repayment mortgages

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Jul 03, 2017

State housing schemes ‘only help the wealthy’ – report

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Jun 06, 2017

I’m a first-time buyer. Should I open a cash Lifetime ISA?

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May 31, 2017

Can I get a mortgage if I’m on a zero-hours contract?

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Apr 06, 2017

The key Lifetime ISA facts you need to know

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Mar 21, 2017

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

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Mar 13, 2017

Seven costs first-time buyers may not anticipate

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Mar 10, 2017

The pros and cons of overpaying your mortgage

News

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Aug 16, 2018

More than 1.2 million Help to Buy ISA accounts opened

Official statistics reveal more than 1.2 million Help to Buy ISA accounts have been opened...
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Aug 15, 2018

House price growth hits 5-year low

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Aug 14, 2018

House purchases fell in run up to rate rise

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Aug 14, 2018

Nuisance neighbours could halt your house sale

Bad neighbours can be stressful to live next door to – but they can also affect the sale...
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Aug 13, 2018

Half of first-time homeowners say buying process made them ill

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Aug 09, 2018

Rents to soar 15% over the next five years

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