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Watch: How To Get On The Property Ladder

23/04/2015 10:22 BST | Updated 27/04/2015 10:59 BST

Getting on to the property ladder with your first home can be daunting. There’s the deposit to raise, the right mortgage to find and the huge responsibility that comes with owning and paying for your own home. But it’s exciting too, and a huge relief to know you’re building your own asset, not paying into a landlord’s pocket.

In this video, Georgina shares her first-hand experience of buying her first flat. After renting through her twenties, she now has a small place in Brighton to call home.

Georgina says that owning her first place gives her a huge feeling of security and excitement for the future, as she plans to move on up the property ladder.

Watch the video for her tips on raising a deposit, what buying a flat means for your future and how to make the right decisions in choosing your first home.