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First Time Buyer

Introduction

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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

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May 29, 2018

Five ways to get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

A report suggests the Bank of Mum and Dad is running low on funds. Fortunately, there are ...
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Nov 30, 2017

House prices hold firm in November

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Jul 31, 2017

How to find the ideal first-time buyer mortgage

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Jul 06, 2017

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

It is ten years since homeowners last had to deal with a rise in mortgage rates. Is anothe...
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Mar 16, 2017

Help your kids buy a house without handing over stacks of cash

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Oct 18, 2016

How to get a better price on your property purchase

News

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Oct 15, 2018

New leasehold fees to be capped at £10 under government plans

New leasehold annual fees are to be capped at just £10 and the majority of new-build home...
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Oct 12, 2018

Lifetime ISA set to stay as government rejects abolishment calls

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Oct 12, 2018

Bank of Mum and Dad will lend, but with strings attached

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Oct 10, 2018

The rental roulette game millions of tenants are forced to play

More than half of renters say they were only shown their tenancy agreement after they’d ...
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Oct 08, 2018

Cheapest local homes are out of reach for 40% of young adults

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Oct 05, 2018

House prices fall for second consecutive month

Understanding

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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

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Dec 14, 2017

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

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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

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Nov 22, 2017

BUDGET 2017: Stamp duty slashed for first-time buyers

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