first time buyers
The average income needed has risen by £4,500 in three years.
Novice homebuyers share their hard-won tips.
They say that two of the most stressful things in life are having a baby and moving house. This is hugely daunting and I'm happy to report that it's not true. I recently bought my first home and I wish I hadn't been so intimidated by it. The first port of call is, of course, budget and this is intrinsically linked with the mortgage offer...
You’ve found your dream home, one of the many online home affordability calculators has told you your savings and salary
Could this help Generation Rent?
Barclays is to introduce the first 100% mortgage since the financial crisis in a potential boost to the property prospects
From the letters I receive I know that buying a home is a priority for most young people but the biggest rule is to only borrow what you can really afford. Clearing debts before you begin the mortgage process is vital and then you can start looking for your dream home with a clean slate. It will happen!
Rising house prices across the country have left many expert bodies forecasting the rise of 'Generation Rent', the 20-39
Despite the relative success of the Help to Buy scheme and the hope surrounding the recent announcement of a Help to Buy ISA, finance still remains a significant barrier facing prospective homeowners hoping to step on to the ladder, with many finding themselves pushed to their financial limits in their attempts to purchase a home
My apolitical view review of the budget is that thanks to Mr Osborne and Mr Cameron, the people of this country are more likely in future to die of cancer prematurely but at least when they die they are more likely to die in their own home unless of course the paucity of their disability benefit has forced them out of their home ownership.