Tag: First Time Buyer

First time buyers – how much do you really need?

It has been recorded that the average first time buyer will under budget by around £6,500 when buying their first home. A recent survey carried out by Aviva showed that almost three quarters of the 2,000 home owners surveyed, under estimated … Continue reading

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Can you beat the affordability gap?

Recent findings from the Office of National Statistics has revealed that the price gap between the UK’s most expensive homes and the cheapest has increased. But is it still possible to find lower priced homes in the country’s most expensive … Continue reading

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First time buyers are waiting longer to get onto the property ladder

The latest news that has got everyone talking is that first time buyers are having to wait longer to take that first step on the property ladder. The annual First Time Buyers (FTB) Survey found that almost two thirds (65%) of … Continue reading

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Properties of the week – Bank Holiday in Berkshire

Our focus this week takes us to Berkshire, a county in the South East of England. Also known as the Royal County of Berkshire due to the presence of the beautiful Windsor Castle. Bordering the counties of Greater London, Oxfordshire, … Continue reading

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More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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Average price for UK home nearing peak

In a report conducted by Rightmove, it has been revealed that the average price for a home in the United Kingdom is just £30 short of the all-time record amount. Rightmove went on to forecast that the peak average price … Continue reading

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Proposed scheme gives first-time buyers 20% Discount

As part of the government’s “starter homes” plan, people under the age of 40 and looking to purchase a home for the first time can now get up to 20% off the original price. It is an initative which looks … Continue reading

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Buying a home: A simple guide to being prepared

If you’re using your hard-earned savings to help you buy a home, the Foresters Friendly Society has produced a simple guide offering helpful tips to help you plan ahead and secure the home you want as quickly and easily as possible.

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