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 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

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

One in four move house to secure school catchment areas

24% of parents with school age children have either bought or rented a new property in order to secure an address within their desired school catchment area, according to research from Santander Mortgages. Families willing to move are prepared to sp...continue reading

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