Latest mortgage news - First Time Buyers

10 Dec 2018

First time buyer mortgage rates reach record lows

Mortgage rates for first time buyers with small deposits have reached a record low despite rise in base interest rates.

01 Dec 2018

Living in a national park costs £121,000 more to buy your home

Properties in the New Forest are the most expensive in national parks and more than double the cost of the county average.

21 Nov 2018

First time buyer mortgages in London at three year high

Mortgages completed by first time buyers in London during the third quarter reached the highest level in three years.

01 Nov 2018

UK house price growth is the slowest for five years

An uncertain economic outlook from Brexit and squeeze on household budgets sees house prices at slowest growth since May 2013.

29 Oct 2018

Homeowners need £40k extra to live in English market towns

Living in a picturesque English market town costs homeowners £41,633 extra with the most expensive within the London commuter belt.

24 Oct 2018

Fixed mortgage rates increased from record lows over the year

Record low rates are a thing of the past as fixed mortgage deals increase in cost over the year despite competition from lenders.

20 Oct 2018

House prices are £500,000 less within a 60 minute commute to London

Homeowners living within 60 minute commuting distance by train to Central London pay nearly 60% less for an average property.

15 Oct 2018

Subdued house prices opportunity for first time buyer house hunters

House prices remain subdued creating an opportunity for first time buyer house hunters as home owners struggle to sell their home.

27 Sep 2018

First time buyers need 18% more income to own a home in UK cities

The earnings a first time buyers need to to get on the property ladder in a UK city has increased by £8,000 over the last three years.

19 Sep 2018

Social housing gets £2bn cash to build new affordable homes

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged £2bn of funding for social housing building tens of thousands of new homes.

05 Sep 2018

Help to Buy is a success by helping 170,000 home buyers

The government’s Help to Buy scheme is an unmitigated success by helping 170,000 home buyers to realise their dream property.

31 Aug 2018

Help to Buy demand rises 21pc while house price growth slows

There has been a fall in house prices for the month while demand for Help to Buy has increased by 21% over the year.

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