first-time buyers

The best renovations to boost your house price revealed as fixer uppers have £40k knocked off their value

Renovating your home before putting it on the market can not only help you sell it faster but also potentially add thousands of pounds to its value, new research reveals.

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Top-rate cash Lifetime Isa launched by Newcastle BS - bringing the total to just three

Newcastle Building Society has launched a cash Lifetime Isa (Lisa) at a market beating rate of 1.1% - making it the third provider to launch this product.

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81% of first-time buyers get on property ladder using Help to Buy

More than 420,000 people have bought a home using one of the government’s Help to Buy schemes including more than 365,400 first-time buyers, according to latest government statistics.

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Owning a home is cheaper than renting anywhere in the UK

First-time buyers would pay less, on average, on mortgage payments if they bought a property than if they rented one, according to new research.

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Yorkshire Building Society unveils Help to Buy Isa mortgages - how do they stack up?

First-time buyers with a Help to Buy Isa might want to consider this new range of products released by Yorkshire Building Society (YBS).

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First-time buyers in Wales get energy-efficiency boost

First-time buyers in Wales who purchase an energy-efficient new-build property via the Help to Buy equity loan scheme may soon be able to get larger mortgages. 

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Give millennials £10,000 each to ease generation gap, says think tank

A new report has suggested a raft of new measures to help tackle the growing challenge of intergenerational inequalities.

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A third of millennials face renting into retirement

One in three young may never own their own home, a damning report has warned.

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Revealed: The cheapest towns for single first-time buyers

Singletons need to head to the north of England to find the most affordable locations to buy a first home, with the Staffordshire market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme topping the list of cheapest places to buy.

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M&S Bank targets first-time buyers as it debuts mortgage range

M&S Bank has launched its first range of mortgage products, with a particular focus on the first-time buyer market.

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