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What to expect during your final year of saving for a house

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You’ve reached that last hurdle as a first-time buyer and you’re almost ready to take the final leap to become a homeowner. There are a few things you’ll need to be aware of in your final year of saving for a house. But don’t worry, we’ve put together a handy…

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How much do first-time buyers need to earn to buy a home?

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If you’re a first-time buyer, your first concern will understandably be whether or not you can afford to buy. You may have found the house of your dreams, but do you earn enough? Recent findings by Zoopla have shown that the average first-time buyer needs a household income of £54,000…

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Help To Buy ISA vs Lifetime ISA: Which is best for you?

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If you’re thinking about taking an ISA out, you’ll want to be fully informed on what is best for you. For first-time buyers, there are plenty of ISA savings options out there, and some will work better for you than others. Depending on your financial situation, lifestyle, habits, and other…

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Help to Buy ISA deadline is approaching – are you prepared?

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November has brought with it the important deadline of the Help to Buy ISA. First-time buyers should be aware that once the government scheme closes to new applicants on November 30th, they will no longer be able to set up a Help to Buy ISA to claim the bonus. But…

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The government’s proposed changes to shared ownership explained

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Good news, first-time buyers! You have more of a chance to step onto the property ladder due to the recently proposed changes to the UK’s shared ownership Government scheme.  This guide will outline what these shared ownership changes are and how they will work, as well as who can benefit…

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What could Brexit mean for house prices?

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The road to Brexit has been beset by numerous obstacles, delays, and heated debate from both sides. Despite the fact that our departure from the European Union has been postponed until after the general election in December, there remains tangible disbelief that this date might just pass us by. To…

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When is the best time of year to buy a house?

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When it comes to buying a property, the time in which you complete the transaction is just as important as the location of the property or any other seemingly important consideration. Timing is vital, particularly for first-time buyers. This is because there are so many variables that influence how much…

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The benefits of remortgaging your home

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Remortgaging your home benefits

If you’re considering remortgaging but need a little more convincing, or perhaps you’d like to know the benefits of remortgaging before taking the next steps, our guide is here to help. Why should I remortgage? You might consider remortgaging your property if: Your existing deal is due to end soon.…

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Help to Buy ISA: 10 Pros and Cons

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If you’re looking to buy your first house, you might be considering investing in a Help to Buy ISA. With the new applicant deadline of 30th November 2019 looming, here are the pros and cons of a Help to Buy ISA to help you make your decision a little bit…

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