You are here: Home - First Time Buyers - Guides

Guides

Introduction

shutterstock_153915689

If you are buying a home for the first time, it is essential that you are well prepared. Our free downloadable guides offer a wealth of information to hep you find and arrange the finance for your first home, including booklets on the government's Help to Buy schemes.

0
Jan 16, 2017

Guide to interest-only mortgages vs repayment mortgages

Before you go looking for a mortgage or remortgage deal, you need to decide how you are go...
0
Jan 16, 2017

Guide to flexible mortgages

A truly flexible mortgage allows you to do the following:
0
Jan 16, 2017

Guide to fixed-rate mortgages

Fixed-rate mortgages are fairly popular in the UK. As the name suggests, they allow you to...
0
Jan 16, 2017

Guide to mortgage basics

Taking out a mortgage is probably the biggest financial undertaking you will ever make. Na...

More articles

0
Jan 05, 2017

Insure4you: Help finding the right insurance for homebuyers

0
Jan 04, 2017

The buying process

0
Jan 02, 2017

Guide to discount mortgages

0
Jan 02, 2017

Guide to tracker mortgages

0
Jan 02, 2017

Guide to variable rate mortgages

0
Oct 29, 2016

Guide to buying property at auction

0
Oct 15, 2016

Guide to moving home

0
Oct 08, 2016

Guide to Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance

0
Oct 04, 2016

Guide to First-Time Buyer Mortgages

0
Oct 02, 2016

Guide to guarantor mortgages

0
Oct 02, 2016

Get your head around mortgage fees

0
Aug 10, 2016

Guide to valuations and surveys

0
Jun 17, 2016

Help for Homebuyers

0
May 15, 2016

Jargon Buster

0
Apr 25, 2016

Guide for First-Time Buyers

News

0
Jul 18, 2017

Family Mortgage Options launched by Teachers Building Society

The deals enable families to help each other onto the housing ladder using equity or savin...
0
Jul 03, 2017

Revealed: The UK’s least affordable area for first-time buyers

0
Jul 03, 2017

112 years – the time it would take bar staff to save up to buy a home

0
Jun 28, 2017

Parents spend over £20 billion a year supporting their adult kids

The first-time buyer burden on parents is a cool £20.1bn according to Aldermore, which wo...
0
Jun 27, 2017

Bank of England demands tighter affordability calculation

0
Jun 23, 2017

London homes are cheaper than first-time buyers think!

How much can you borrow?

A calculator designed to help you understand how much you can borrow towards your property

Your Mortgage Guides

Guide to Offset Mortgages

Download our handy guide to offset mortgages, brought to you in partnership with Scottish Widows Bank

Read More >

Are you on the right mortgage product?

See how much you could potentially save by remortgaging to a different product