Renters pay £41,900 before buying their first property
February 19, 2014 – 10:29 am | One Comment

UK homeowners spend an average of £41,900 on rental payments before buying their first property, according to new research from Santander Mortgages.
On average, homeowners who rent prior to buying spend seven years as a tenant …

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Barclays launch 95% mortgage backed by family savings
January 9, 2013 – 10:39 am | No Comment
Barclays launch 95% mortgage backed by family savings

Barclays is launching a mortgage that allows family members to use their savings to help first-time buyers onto the housing ladder.
First rumoured in June 2012, the family springboard mortgage will be available to borrowers with …

Virgin slashes rates for buyers with smaller deposits
December 7, 2012 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Virgin slashes rates for buyers with smaller deposits

Virgin Money have given first time buyers a boost with reductions to their interest rates on a number of mortgages across their range.
The updated range will be available from 7 December 2012 and the main …

Yorkshire seeks to reassure first time buyers
March 28, 2012 – 8:31 pm | No Comment
Yorkshire seeks to reassure first time buyers

Yorkshire Building Society is urging first time buyers in the UK not to be deterred from purchasing a property because the stamp duty holiday has ended.
Commenting after the withdrawal of the tax break, Chris Smith, …

Getting advice from an independent mortgage adviser
February 21, 2012 – 10:36 am | No Comment
Getting advice from an independent mortgage adviser

A mortgage could be the biggest financial commitment you’ll ever make. So it pays to get advice from a qualified professional. Usually, that person is a whole of market mortgage adviser.
Like IFAs, mortgage advisers …

Post Office cuts mortgage rates by up to 1.01%
February 17, 2012 – 10:23 pm | No Comment
Post Office cuts mortgage rates by up to 1.01%

The Post Office is cutting its mortgage rates by up to 1.01% on a range of its fixed rate and tracker mortgages, expanding its offering to those with larger deposits, whilst maintaining a range for …

Tax free saving for first time buyers deposit
February 14, 2012 – 9:47 pm | No Comment
Tax free saving for first time buyers deposit

Nationwide Building Society has launched an ISA version of its Save to Buy account for first time buyers.
The company said that it means that they can take advantage of their tax free ISA allowance while …

New Year drive for first time buying as demand for advice hits 23 month high
February 13, 2012 – 9:23 pm | No Comment
New Year drive for first time buying as demand for advice hits 23 month high

Searches for first time buying mortgage advice in the Uk reached 41% in January 2012, according to new research from unbiased.co.uk.
It’s latest Advice Drivers report shows that first time buyer mortgage enquiries saw a massive …

HSBC launches new mortgage products for those with a 10% deposit
February 2, 2012 – 7:54 pm | No Comment
HSBC launches new mortgage products for those with a 10% deposit

HSBC has today (Thursday 02 February) launched new mortgage products for those with a 10% deposit which it says confirms its commitment to first time buyers.
HSBC continues to offer a two year discount rate of …

Cambridge Building Society announces new mortgage range
January 23, 2012 – 7:46 pm | No Comment
Cambridge Building Society announces new mortgage range

The Cambridge Building Society has refreshed its mortgage range to significantly streamline and enhance its product offerings.
The Society said that some of the key changes have been made to ensure intermediaries are getting an overall …

Chelsea launches new mortgage product range
January 23, 2012 – 7:41 pm | No Comment
Chelsea launches new mortgage product range

Chelsea Building Society has kicked off 2012 with the launch of a new product range continuing its 2011 theme of offering competitive and innovative mortgage products.
The new best buy products include a reduction to two, …