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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 ...
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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...
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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

Chancellor Philip Hammond has unveiled a cut in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for first-time ...

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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

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Jan 20, 2017

Money Mailbag: I’m buying a leasehold flat, should I buy a share of freehold?

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Jan 17, 2017

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

News

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Feb 20, 2018

Ten-year fixes start to rise from record low

Lenders may have started adjusting their mortgage pricing over the last few weeks in antic...
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Feb 19, 2018

‘Single and accountable’ housing ombudsman considered by government

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Feb 19, 2018

First-time buyers £27,000 better off than renters

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Feb 16, 2018

Property raffle site fails to sell enough tickets for £700k house

Property prize draw website Win Abode hasn't sold enough tickets to cover the value of the...
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Feb 16, 2018

Homeownership among young adults has ‘collapsed’

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Feb 14, 2018

Leeds BS launches fee-free mortgages with up to £1k cashback

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