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The New Homes Index reveals that new home buyer demand across Britain has reached an all-time peak

Data release today in the New Homes Index reveals that new home buyer demand across Britain has reached an all-time peak as a record-breaking total of 153,472 buyer searches are recorded during May. A sign that, as we emerge from COVID restrictions and flexible working patterns are confirmed as here to stay, home buyers are looking to upgrade to meet their changing space and lifestyle...

Chinedu Okafor

Brunel Street Works Offers Connectivity and Flexibility for First Time Buyer

First time buyer, Chinedu Okafor (29) had set himself a goal of owning his first home before he turned 30 but was finding it increasingly hard to find the right home to tick all his boxes, until he came across Linden Homes’ Brunel Street Works < https://www.lindenhomes.co.uk/developments/london/brunel-street-works-canning-town > .

Originally from Nigeria, Chinedu, who works as...

FTB Keys

FTBS taking three years longer to get on the property ladder

Research by home buying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has revealed that the time it’s taking for first-time buyers (FTB) to save for their first home has grown by three years in some parts of the national property market.

Yes Homebuyers looked at the cost of the average FTB mortgage deposit at 15% of the current average FTB house price. Yes Homebuyers then looked at how long it was...

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First time buyers facing a decade of saving to get on the ladder

Research by home buying platform, Yes Homebuyers , has revealed that the time it’s taking for first-time buyers (FTB) to save for their first home has grown by three years in some parts of the national property market.

Yes Homebuyers looked at the cost of the average FTB mortgage deposit at 15% of the current average FTB house price. Yes Homebuyers then looked at how long it was...

Government have announced a tax-payer backed 5% deposit mortgage for first-time buyers

How much could Generation Buy save first-time buyers?

While the finer details are yet to be revealed around last week’s Government announcement of a tax-payer backed 5% deposit mortgage for first-time buyers, research by estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , has revealed that it could save the average first-time homebuyer (FTB) as much as £17,981.

Currently, FTBs are forced to get on the ladder with larger deposits due to a...

Britain’s best property pockets for first-time buyers

Britain’s best property pockets for first-time buyers

Britain’s best property pockets for first-time buyers

The latest research from lettings and estate agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed which areas of the property market are currently the most first-time buyer (FTB) friendly based on current price, annual change and cost compared to the broader average in each area.

The research shows that both the average price paid...