The latest articles on first time buyers

  1. How to save for a deposit

    Before you take up a second job, flog all your worldly possessions on eBay and swear off takeaway lattes forever, here's how to get started.

    Before you take up a second job, flog all your worldly possessions on eBay and swear off t...

  2. What's the minimum deposit for a mortgage?

    Ready to step onto the property ladder? From 95% mortgages to government schemes designed to give you a leg-up, here's what's available to help you on your way.

    Ready to step onto the property ladder? From 95% mortgages to government schemes designed ...

  3. 8 cities where house prices are rising above the national average

    UK cities where house prices are well below the national average have seen the biggest increases in property value this year.

    UK cities where house prices are well below the national average have seen the biggest inc...

  4. We saved thousands moving before the stamp duty holiday ended

    A couple who are first-time buyers and two families reveal how they made the big move to somewhere new and saved thousands during the stamp duty holiday.

    A couple who are first-time buyers and two families reveal how they made the big move to s...

  5. Record numbers use government's Help to Buy scheme

    More than 55,000 households used the government initiative to purchase a home in the past year.

    More than 55,000 households used the government initiative to purchase a home in the past ...

  6. Demand for houses doubles as buyers search for more space

    Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a homeowner looking to move up the housing ladder, here’s how the surge in popularity for houses could impact you.

    Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a homeowner looking to move up the housing ladder, he...

  7. UK house prices hit new high

    Average house prices are up 30% since the market peak in 2007 as successive lockdowns prompt buyers to search for more space.

    Average house prices are up 30% since the market peak in 2007 as successive lockdowns prom...

  8. First-time buyer's stamp duty break explained: how much can I save?

    First-time buyers can continue to benefit from paying a reduced level of stamp duty or even none at all once the current stamp duty holiday ends in 2021. Here's how it works.

    First-time buyers can continue to benefit from paying a reduced level of stamp duty or eve...

  9. First-time buyers offered half-price homes under new scheme

    First-time buyers in England could be offered half-price homes through a new government scheme to help people get on the property ladder.

    First-time buyers in England could be offered half-price homes through a new government sc...

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