first time buyers

Purchase a London pad with a pal at Leaside Lock

With the capital’s property prices continuing to rise, a recent survey has found that more than one third of buyers would consider purchasing a property with a friend.* Whether it’s to split the mortgage and household costs, or for the social benefits of sharing a space, the demand for part owning a home with a friend is becoming a popular route onto the property ladder.

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Bluebell Homes SOW THE SEEDS FOR A MORE FLEXIBLE LIFESTYLE WITH NEW TOWNHOUSES ROSS ON WYE property

SOW THE SEEDS FOR A MORE FLEXIBLE LIFESTYLE WITH NEW TOWNHOUSES IN ROSS ON WYE

Making the move for better and more flexible living is the goal of many new homebuyers

And with townhouses at Bluebell Homes’ Ross on Wye development, customers can be assured of achieving it.

There are two styles of 2.5 storey properties available at St Mary’s Garden Village, offering flexibility of living and great value too. And it means buyers can be assured of superb style and...

NEW YEAR, NEW HOME: NEW PHASE LAUNCHES AT BARRATT LONDON’S SPRINGFIELD PLACE, TOOTING

A new phase launched at Barratt London’s popular Springfield Place development in Tooting Bec. Foxglove House will consist of 18 one, two and three-bedroom apartments, available for private sale from £450,000.

Due to complete in summer 2022, the phase is expected to sell exceptionally quickly, having already attracted a large number of first-time buyers priced out of neighbouring...

FIRST TIME BUYER HOME SHOW RETURNS TO LONDON

First time buyers in London struggling to find a way onto the property will once again be able to find out all they need to know at the First Time Buyer Home Show. The independent, advice-focussed property show is set to return to London on Saturday 19th March, in conjunction with National Home Buying Week – a campaign designed to educate and inspire homeownership.

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Last Chance To Step On The Ladder Using Help To Buy At Millbrook Park

Barratt London are encouraging young professionals and first-time buyers to enquire about the final phase of homes at Bramble Apartments, part of the popular Millbrook Park development in Mill Hill, NW7, which launched last month [January 2022].

As the final phase, this will be the last time that buyers here can benefit from the popular Help to Buy loan, with the government scheme...

First-time buyers borrowing more and for longer

The latest research by Birmingham estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester , has revealed that while first-time buyers face the biggest financial hurdle to homeownership causing them to borrow more, it’s existing homebuyers that are now more stretched when it comes to their earnings and the amount they are required to borrow.

Barrows and Forrester analysed data from the...

The areas where FTBs will now pay stamp duty thanks to a holiday house price increase

The latest property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed that a high rate of house price growth caused by the stamp duty holiday will now see some first-time buyers pay stamp duty on their purchase as a result of the average house price exceeding the stamp duty free threshold of £300,000.

Prior to the government’s decision to grant a...

First-time property buyers worse off due to stamp duty holiday property

First-time property buyers £25k worse off thanks to stamp duty holiday

Research by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk , reveals that the stamp duty holiday has increased the price of first-time buyer homes by an average of 11.7% in England in the last year, and by as much as 31.5% in some areas of the country.

The stamp duty holiday was introduced as a financial incentive to keep the housing market buoyant during the pandemic and thus...

Mortgage deals back to pre-pandemic levels: Expert tips on how first time buyers can find the right one

Taking that first step onto the property ladder is much easier if you know exactly what help is available to you and where to find the best mortgage deals.

Following the news that the number of mortgage products on the market are back to pre-pandemic levels after the co, Nisha Vaidya, a mortgage expert at money.co.uk , has compiled a quick and simple guide on everything you might need to know...

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FIRST TIME BUYERS BREAKING LAW TO GET HIGHER CREDIT LIMIT

A THIRD of first-time buyers admit to breaking the law and lying about their income, when applying for a financial product, in order to get a higher credit limit.

However, lying on the application for a financial product, such as a store (credit) card or for a short-term loan, is illegal and could also lead to many Brits facing a large amount of debt they can’t afford to pay back....

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