First Time Home Buyers

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Ready to buy your first home?

Deciding to buy your first property can be an exciting time, but there's so much to think about. From knowing how to choose an area, to finding a Chartered Surveyor, or organising conveyancing, it can be scary if you don't know what you need to do.

That's where we come in!

We have lots of information for first time buyers, to make the process not only easy, but fun! You should be excited about buying your first home, but it's important you know the steps you need to take to be sure you're investing in a great property, as well as using services that you can trust and will save you money.

On this page, you'll find lots of resources to help you on your journey to becoming a home owner.

From tips on picking first time buyer mortgages, and saving for a deposit through to what a conveyancing solicitor does and how to pick a great removals team. We've got all the information you need to prepare to buy your first home:


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Snakes and Property Ladders

All feeling a bit like a game, and not sure you know the rules? Don't worry! Have a play on our Snakes and Property Ladders, where you can access our articles on what to do if there's a ssssslip up in the process.

Average house prices for First Time Buyers

We know it can be hard to tell whether this is the right time to buy, and whether the prices you're looking at in your area are a good deal. So we've created a First Time Buyer Moving Intelligence Hub - just pick the area and it'll tell you if prices are going up or down, what the average price is, and how many purchases are by First Time Buyers.


What people are saying about our first time buyer's guide:

As a first time buyer I didn't know where to start and where would be the best place to get quotes for a homebuyer report. A work colleague recommended and it was so simple and quick process to use. I would recommend using this website to anyone else who is moving too.