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 reallymoving.com

Before you buy

There are a number of useful and important things to know before making the decision to buy a house. As a first time buyer, we have put together useful guides and advice which can help make things easier for you.

Getting a first time buyer mortgage

For many first time buyers, the idea of getting a mortgage is overwhelming. But there are lots of great first time buyer mortgage deals out there.

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Help to Buy in London

London’s property market presents unique challenges to those looking to buy their first home, with high house prices making it difficult for many would-be homebuyers to save the necessary deposit or meet mortgage lenders’ affordability criteria.

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Shared ownership versus shared equity

More first time buyers are jumping on the ladder in 2017, but it's not always easy.

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Buying a new build home versus buying an existing home

To a first time buyer, both new builds and existing homes have advantages and disadvantages - you just have to decide what you want.

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Freehold vs leasehold properties

Confused by the terms freehold and leasehold? As you set out on your home-buying journey you will come across references to properties being either “freehold” or “leasehold.” We explain the difference between these options and what they mean to you as a buyer.

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Negotiating a house offer

For first time buyers the opportunity to finally make an offer on the house of your dreams is one you will grab with both hands.

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Viewing tips for first time buyers

Top tips for first time buyers to know what to look out for when viewing potential homes

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