Bank of Mum and Dad to lend £5.7bn this year

The latest data and analysis from Legal & General and Cebr, has shown that parental help equating to an eye-watering £5.7bn will be needed for quarter of housing transactions during this year. According to the report, 27% of buyers will re...continue reading

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

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

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

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