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Mar 27, 2018

Sales to first-time buyers are up since Stamp Duty was scrapped

While the Chancellors move has benefited many, more help is still needed
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Mar 20, 2018

‘Desperate’ first-time buyers targeted by scammers

First-time buyers need to be on their guard against fraudsters
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Mar 12, 2018

Low-deposit deals top 300 for first time since credit crunch

First-time buyers have a wide choice of 95% loan-to-value mortgages, and rates have fallen
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Feb 21, 2018

Five changes that could help first-time buyers onto the ladder

Longer fixed-rate mortgages, more affordable housing and less stringent mortgage criteria ...

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Feb 16, 2018

Over seven of out 10 first-time buyers prefer a mortgage broker

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Jan 30, 2018

First-time buyer? Now could be the time to get a bargain

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Jan 29, 2018

£33K – that’s the average deposit now put down by first-time buyers

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Jan 22, 2018

First-time buyer rates start to fall, despite interest rate hike

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Jan 22, 2018

Just 387 London homes exempt from Stamp Duty for first-time buyers

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Jan 19, 2018

Lack of housing market momentum in December despite tax cut for first-time buyers

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Jan 16, 2018

November rate rise did not deter borrowers, as lending increased

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Jan 12, 2018

Generation Z needs better education when it comes to buying a home

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Jan 10, 2018

Revealed: The UK’s noisy neighbour hotspot

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Jan 09, 2018

Six in 10 parents would let children return home to help them save money

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Jan 05, 2018

Millennials increasingly confident they’ll be able to buy a home

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Jan 05, 2018

16,000 first-time buyers already helped by Stamp Duty cut

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Jan 04, 2018

Mortgage lending increased amid Bank of England interest rate rise

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Dec 27, 2017

How to get onto the property ladder in 2018

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Dec 18, 2017

Third of homes for sale have dropped asking prices by £25k

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Dec 15, 2017

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

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Dec 08, 2017

Bank of Mum and Dad: how to help your children onto the property ladder

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Dec 04, 2017

Demand outstripped supply of housing in 2017

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Dec 01, 2017

£200m saved by first-time buyers in NatWest Help to Buy ISAs

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Nov 30, 2017

House prices hold firm in November

Revealed: The most complained about mortgage companies

Mortgages are one of the financial products most complained about to the regulator

Jargon Buster

When you take out a mortgage you will probably encounter a raft of jargon, some of which c...

Get your head around mortgage fees

The mortgage fees associated with taking out and paying off a mortgage have tripled in the...

Guide to borrowing past retirement age

As an older borrower, you may be concerned that a lender will not offer you a mortgage pas...

Mortgage market biased against homeowners

Buy-to-let property investors are unfairly favoured in the mortgage market, an independent...

Should buy-to-let investors ‘go Dutch’?

The Netherlands is revealed as Europe’s top buy-to-let property hotspot

Private sector tenants in poverty double in decade

The number of private rented sector tenants in poverty has doubled in the last decade from...

Large mortgage broker firm launches with fees of over 1%

An insurance firm has launched a mortgage advice service

Second steppers targeting detached properties

Those living in their first home are increasingly looking to reduce the steps to their lon...

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