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

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

Sealed Bidding: What it is, and how to win

Not sure if sealed bids are for you? We've got pros, cons and the best tricks to win that dream home.

Buying a house

Timeline for buying a house

For homebuyers – and first time buyers in particular – the process of purchasing a new home can seem like a long, drawn-out affair. It’s not unusual for it to take around six months from starting to look at properties to actually moving in, and if there are delays at any stage of the process then it can take even longer.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer