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Introduction

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Sep 22, 2022

BLOG: Improving your credit score as a first-time buyer

What a tough time to be a first-time buyer. The cost-of-living crisis and high inflation a...
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Sep 16, 2022

Is it too late to apply for the Help to Buy Equity Loan?

The deadline for Help to Buy may be weeks away, but the house buying process isn’t alway...
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Sep 12, 2022

BLOG: Is the Lifetime ISA a good deal for Londoners?

The Lifetime ISA helps first-time buyers escape the rental trap by topping up savings and ...
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Sep 08, 2022

Should you lock in for a decade as 10-year mortgage fix now cheaper than a two-year?

Nationwide has repriced its mortgage range, with 10-year deals now cheaper than the two-ye...

More articles

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Mar 14, 2022

Six alternative ways to home ownership if mainstream lenders aren’t an option

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Sep 15, 2021

Six reasons your mortgage application might get rejected

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Feb 10, 2021

Property complaints: the Ombudsmen and organisations that can help you

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Jul 31, 2020

Top tips for borrowers and househunters on furlough

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Mar 25, 2020

UK lockdown: Practical tips if you were in the process of buying or selling a home

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Mar 09, 2020

First-time buyer savings schemes dwindle: your options now

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Aug 21, 2019

Third of mortgage applicants denied deal: tips to improve your financial appeal

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Jan 29, 2019

Flat or mansion: what would your budget get you?

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Jan 15, 2019

Everything you need to know about mortgage fees

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Oct 30, 2018

First-time buyers: how to reclaim stamp duty paid on shared ownership properties

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Oct 26, 2018

Do I have to take out a mortgage from my cash Lifetime ISA provider?

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Aug 01, 2018

Six bank statement mistakes that can ruin a mortgage application

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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

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Nov 30, 2017

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

News

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Sep 30, 2022

Annual house price growth slows to 9.5% in September

The average house price in September rose 9.5% year-on-year to £272,259, down from the do...
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Sep 29, 2022

Property market slowdown, but ‘no crash on way’, Zoopla says

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Sep 27, 2022

Mortgage lenders pull fixed rate deals: What it means for you

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Sep 26, 2022

Average time to buy a home exceeds five months

The average time to buy a home has risen by nearly a quarter since 2019 with the process n...
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Sep 26, 2022

Mortgage repayments hit 40% of salary as house prices soar

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Sep 23, 2022

Mini Budget 2022: No stamp duty on homes worth up to £250,000

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Rail strikes: Your travel and refund rights

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What will happen if rates change

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

Regular Savings Calculator

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Online Savings Calculator

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DIY investors: 10 common mistakes to avoid

For those without the help and experience of an adviser, here are 10 common DIY investor mistakes to avoid.

Mortgage down-valuations: Tips to avoid pulling out of a house sale

Down-valuations are on the rise. So, what does it mean for home buyers, and what can you do?

Five tips for surviving a bear market mauling

The S&P 500 has slipped into bear market territory and for UK investors, the FTSE 250 is also on the edge. Her...

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