First time buyer numbers up 7.4% during 2017

The latest data released from UK Finance has revealed a dramatic surge in the number of people taking their first step on to the property ladder. According to the report, during 2017 there were 365,000 first-time buyers, the highest volume for 11 ye...continue reading

What first time buyers should know before buying

According to a new survey by My Home Move, almost a fifth of homeowners confessed that they didn’t realise their first home would need work doing to it. 700 homeowners across the UK shared the hard-learnt lessons of being a first-time buyer. T...continue reading

First-time buyers underestimate financial costs of buying

There is a lack of understanding around the house buying process and the associated costs amongst those looking to buy their first home, research by Aldermore has shown. Aldermore’s Q3 First-Time Buyer Index showed that the biggest expense whe...continue reading

First time buyers set to become largest buyer group in 2018

According to the latest data and analysis from Hometrack, first-time buyers will overtake homeowners to become the largest buyer group next year, accounting for a 35% share of all sales. Although first-time buyer numbers have fallen by 10% in London...continue reading

Stamp duty cut drives up first time buyer confidence

New research from Foresters Friendly Society has revealed that as many as 58% of millennials currently saving for a house deposit are more confident about achieving their goal following the Chancellor’s stamp duty changes. According to the sur...continue reading

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