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

First time buyer

For anyone looking to buy their first home, the process can seem daunting. At reallymoving.com, we’ve put together a range of top tips and informative guides to help First-Time Buyers at every step of the way.

What happens after mortgage offer is accepted?

First and foremost, congratulations are in order! You’ve already jumped through numerous hoops to get to this stage in the home-buying journey, and the offer for your first home has been accepted. So what happens next?

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What is conveyancing?

Buying your first property can be an overwhelming experience without the help of an experienced property lawyer to guide you through the conveyancing process – but what exactly is conveyancing you may ask?

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What are conveyancing searches?

Find out why your conveyancing solicitor will carry out searches on your behalf when buying a property.

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What is the Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme?

With the chance to buy a property with a 5% deposit, the Help to Buy Equity Loan opens up home ownership to many more people.

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What is a mortgage in principle?

One of the most important early steps as a first time buyer is working out what size of mortgage you can afford. A mortgage in principle will allow you to do that, and prove to sellers that lenders are willing to grant you a mortgage.

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Bank of mum and dad

One of the most important decisions when you are looking to buy your first home is working out whether you can afford it – and that doesn’t just mean keeping up the monthly mortgage repayments.

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Help to Buy ISA and Lifetime ISA explained

Find out about the Help to Buy ISA and the Lifetime ISA as we explain the differences to help you decide which one might be right for you.

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Shared ownership versus shared equity

More first time buyers are jumping on the ladder in 2018, 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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