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First time home buyers will need information and advice on first time buyer mortgages and options such as part ownership, shared ownership , shared equity and help to buy. To find out how to get a mortgage and about different first time buyers' mortgages, explore this first time buyer website - it's YOUR first time home buyers' guide. Request mortgage advice for first time buyers from our specialist advisors or search the best price legal services.

First Time Buyer Blog

When the Time Has Come To Buy Your First Home, Where Do You Start?

Deciding to stop spending your hard-earned cash on monthly rent and investing in your first home is an exciting proposition - but where do you start?

First Time Buyer News

First Time Buyer Poll - The Results are In!

We've been running a poll on our first time buyer website - here are some of the findings - what do you think?

Govt launches first time buyer Isas

A new deposit savings plan is set to help first time buyers get onto the property ladder.

Guide to buying your first home

Prospective property buyers should ensure they budget in advance before attempting to purchase their first home.

Figures highlight rise in property lending

There has been a rise in property lending and valuations.

Starter homes initiative set to boost house lending

A new website has been launched by the government to boost house purchase among first time buyers.

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Help for First Time Buyers: How to Afford your First HomeHelp for First Time Buyers: How to Afford your First Home

  • Find a Property
    It’s never been easier to find a property you would like to buy.
  • Low Cost Home Ownership
    Whether you are a council or housing association tenant, keyworker or first-time buyer there are a range of schemes available to help you get your foot on the property ladder.
  • Repossessed Homes
    Repossessed properties are becoming an increasingly popular way for first time buyers to grab a bargain.
  • Auctions and Reverse Auctions
    Auctions: Buying a first home at an auction can often lead to a good buy - 90 per cent of the cheap property sold in the UK goes via auction.
  • Mortgages for Those with Debts
    There are many, many people who would like to own their first home but believe that they have too many debts to have any chance of having a first mortgage approved.
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
    Laws surrounding inheritance tax change slowly but it’s worth keeping up with how you can leave as much to your children as possible.
  • Stamp Duty
    Stamp Duty and Land Tax is payable in different amounts via the conveyancing solicitor, depending on the purchase price of the house.
  • Affordable Housing
    Affordable Housing is a general term to housing that is offered through favourable schemes to make it affordable.
  • Gifted Deposit
    A gifted deposit is a sum of money given by a third party for use as a deposit for a property.

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There's alot going on! What do you think?

Interest rates are low but could rise? Is this a good time to buy?


Varialbe rate mortgages go up if bank interest rates do. Which is your preference?

Fixed Rate
Variable rate

Interest only mortgages are cheaper but in the end you don't end up owning the property. Which is better?

Interest Only

House prices are waivering. Do you think this is a good time to buy?


Shared equity mortgages allow you to buy a new home with 5% deposit and an equity loan through FirstBuy. What do you think?

Too complicated
Too expensive
Too risky

Rent to buy allows you to peg a property price, save towards a deposit and pay reduced rent. What do you think?

Works best in a rising market
Too complicated
Good option


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