Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers


14 Jun 2019

Londoners pay highest premium of £42,900 to live near a station

Home buyers in London are willing to pay the highest premium of £42,900 to live within 500m of a tube, metro or rail station.

21 May 2019

Borrowers enticed with mortgage incentives from lenders

Lenders have additional perks with residential mortgages to attract borrowers with thousands of incentive deals on offer.

17 Apr 2019

More first time buyers are getting on the property ladder

The first time buyer market remains buoyant with over 4% more purchasing their new homes compared to this time last year.

04 Apr 2019

Docklands in London attracts most demand as rental hotspot

Zoopla reveals the highest rental demand in London are for homes in Docklands which can benefit buy-to-let investors owners.

19 Mar 2019

MPs call for reform to protect leaseholders from ground rent abuse

A committee of MPs have called for wide ranging legal reform protecting leaseholders from unfair charges and ground rents.

04 Mar 2019

Buying a property is better value than renting but gap is closing

Home buyers are paying more for their mortgages closing the monthly cost gap with renting, but homeowners are still better off.

23 Feb 2019

First time buyers are majority of purchases and highest since 1995

Numbers of first time buyers have reached 372,000 accounting for the majority of home purchases since 1995, says Halifax.

14 Feb 2019

Most affordable London boroughs for single home buyers

If you are single and looking to step on the property ladder the most affordable homes can be found in outer London boroughs.

28 Jan 2019

Lloyds Bank launches 100% mortgage for first time buyers

First time buyers can have a 100% mortgage from Lloyds Bank but requires parents to make a 10% savings account deposit.

03 Jan 2019

Best value commuter hotspots within an hour to London revealed

Britain's oldest recorded town Colchester offers the cheapest combined annual mortgage and season ticket commute to London.

02 Jan 2019

First time buyer numbers reach the highest levels in over a decade

The number of first time buyers taking the first steps on the property ladder are half of all mortgaged purchases in 2018.

22 Dec 2018

First rise in 30 years of young families owning their own home

For the first time in thirty years there has been an increase in home ownership for young families according to think tank.

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