You are here: Home - Mortgages - First Time Buyer - Understanding (Page 3)



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?

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

More articles

Dec 18, 2015

Post-recession high for 5% deposit deals

Dec 10, 2015

Help to Buy scheme has supported 130,000 home sales

Dec 01, 2015

Help to Buy ISA: the facts

Nov 25, 2015

Autumn Statement digested: 10 things you really need to know

Nov 16, 2015

What is a mortgage term and how do I choose the right one?

Nov 02, 2015

Ten tips for first time buyers

Oct 26, 2015

Buying a property with a short lease: what you need to know

Oct 14, 2015

BLOG: Does the UK mortgage market work?

Aug 04, 2015 Mailbag: What should I do with my mortgage?

Aug 04, 2015

Five things you need to know about mortgage rates 

Jul 20, 2015

How buy-to-let tax hikes could ease strain on first-time buyers

Jun 12, 2015

The outlook for mortgage rates: how low can they go?

May 22, 2015

INFOGRAPHIC: Are UK homeowners happy?

May 11, 2015

How to get your bank statements mortgage-approval ready

Mar 23, 2015

What the TSB takeover means for customers

Feb 28, 2015

How a bad credit rating affects you


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

Are you a first-time buyer looking for a mortgage?

Look no further, get the help you need by searching for your perfect mortgage

A guide to switching energy provider

All you need to know about switching from one energy supplier to another.

Which ISA is right for you? A round up of the six products available in 2017

From cash to innovative finance to lifetime, here's our guide to the ISA products available to savers this yea...

Guide to buy-to-let tax changes

In late 2015, former Chancellor George Osborne announced a range of  tax measures aimed at landlords, which t...

What will happen if rates change

How your finances will be impacted by a rise in interest rates.

Regular Savings Calculator

Small regular contributions can build up nicely over time.

Online Savings Calculator

Work out how your online savings can build over time.

Five fund tips for a 0.25% interest rate environment

With interest rates stuck at a record low 0.25% and expectations rates could fall to close to zero, here are ...

Protecting family wealth: 10 tips for cutting inheritance tax

Inheritance tax - sometimes known as 'death tax' - can cause even more heartache for bereaved families. But th...

Travel insurance: Five tips to ensure a successful claim

Ahead of your summer holiday, it’s important to make sure you have the right level of travel cover or you co...

Investing your money

Alliance Trust Plc gives you smart insight into how to invest your money

Money Tips of the Week