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We study the property market to bring you interesting and relevant news from the world of property buying, selling and more in the UK and abroad.

What is the real cost of Help to Buy?

People using the government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan are paying more for their new build homes.

First Time Buyers, Costs and Fees

Help to Buy - helping buyers or inflating the market?

Help to Buy – the government’s flagship housing initiative to help first-time buyers get on to the property ladder – is rumoured to be facing an uncertain future.

First Time Buyers

Fun ways you can make money for your mortgage deposit

Saving is often about saying 'no' to things - but what if saving for your deposit could be fun?

First Time Buyers

Buying a home with your valentine

With the average time to save a deposit as a singleton at 11 years and three months, it’s no surprise people are coupling up to get on the ladder. But what questions should you ask your sweetheart before you take the plunge?

First Time Buyers, Before you buy

Has the stamp duty cut made property more expensive for first-time buyers?

It was the Budget announcement that dominated all the headlines and seemed to give first-time buyers extra hope of making their home-buying ambitions a reality. But is the Stamp Duty exemption really making a difference to first-time buyers?

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Costs and Fees

Really Resolutions: Growing your deposit in 2019

With the average deposit now over £50,000, not everyone will be able to decide to buy, make a few changes to their spending and jump on the property ladder. But whether you have absolutely no savings, or you think you’re almost there, we have some tips and tricks to get that money working harder.

First Time Buyers

Really Resolutions: Getting on the ladder in 2018

Feeling all 'New Year, New You?' In our new Resolutions series, we can help you stick to your 2018 goals. This week...preparing to get on the property ladder.

First Time Buyers

5 easy ways to improve your credit score

Thinking about buying in 2018? Then it's time to get your credit score fighting fit. Check out these simple tips from Leeds Building Society, to help make your credit score soar!

First Time Buyers

How will the change in stamp duty affect me as a first-time buyer?

Unless you’ve suffered a news blackout or been away on holiday in recent weeks, you would have been hard-pressed to miss the announcement about stamp duty for first-time buyers in the recent Budget.
 

First Time Buyers