Photo by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash Everybody knows that to get a mortgage, you need a good credit score. Many first-time buyers have first-hand experience […]
Photo by Josh Appel on Unsplash Lifetime ISAs, or LISAs, are a popular savings product offered by banking firms. They’re often used by first-time buyers […]
Photo by Martyna Bober on Unsplash Council Tax – it’s the bugbear of everyone from the private renter to the new homeowner. But why do […]
The Government has a number of home ownership schemes designed to help first-time buyers buy their first homes.
There are lots of reasons you might consider buying a home with somebody else. Perhaps, like many first-time buyers, you are a married couple looking for a place to raise a family. Or perhaps you’re buying a home with your parents. So, what should you be taking into consideration when you look to buy a home with someone else?
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash The terms “freehold” and “leasehold” tend to come up a lot when looking to buy a house. If you’re […]
Buying a house at auction can be an alternative to buying a home on the market. It is quickly becoming a popular way for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder. However, it has its drawbacks.
Photo by Florian Schmetz on Unsplash One of the main questions a first-time buyer might ask is “What do lenders look for in a borrower?” […]
Energy performance certificates, or EPCs, are one of the most overlooked parts of buying a house. However, they can be very important. Just what are they, and what does yours mean for your home?
Photo by Dan Senior on Unsplash The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant problems in the housing market. There is a short supply of housing and […]