First Time Buyers Property Advice

Are you a first time buyer looking to get on the property ladder? We have a wide range of advice and information to help you at

What is a gifted deposit?

A large portion of first time buyers can only afford their deposit with help from family members.

Questions to ask when buying a new build property

If you’ve decided to buy a brand new property directly from the developer, make sure you get answers to these questions before you move in.

Snakes and Property Ladders

With getting on the ladder starting to feel more like a game with endless rules and steps to follow, why not learn as you play? Try out our Snakes and Property Ladders - just don't sssslip up!

5 years on: What you can do about your Help to Buy Equity Loan

The first participants of the Help to Buy Equity loan are reaching the end of the 5 year interest-free period on their loan. What does this mean, and what can they do about it?

How to decide where to live: choosing your new neighbourhood

Everyone says it's all about location, but what if you could live anywhere? We've got some questions you can ask to narrow down the search.

First time buyer tips from our moving experts

We've been helping people move home for almost two decades - so we thought we'd grab some top tips from our partners to help those first time buyers.

Ultimate First Time Buyer's Guide

Check out our free guide - taking you from mortgages to moving day!

The first time buyer's guide to mortgages

First time buyers can struggle with how much goes into buying a first home – if it’s not finding conveyancing solicitors or Chartered Surveyors, it’s saving up a deposit and choosing the right property.

Buying a house, Before you buy

First time buyer changes to Stamp Duty: FAQ

On 22nd November 2017 the rules regarding Stamp Duty for first time buyers changed. We're answering some of the questions arising from the Stamp Duty exemption for first time buyers.

Buying a house, Costs and Fees, First time buyer