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First-time buyer market shows slight gain

If like many of us you and your family are yet to own your first home, and have found the market trying, hopefully this latest news from the property world will fill you with renewed optimism. Research by Experian PropertyCheck r...

Budget 2012: Case studies – meet the winners and losers

Let’s face it, trying to absorb the Chancellor’s full hour-long speech, working out what it will mean specifically to us and our families is...

Budget 2012: Chancellor champions help for first-time buyers

Climbing on to the property ladder is a real struggle, but Chancellor George Osborne has offered some respite, using his Budget to push a scheme...

£75,000 off price of council homes

Council tenant families looking to buy the home they live in could soon receive a discount of up to £75,000. Under a revitalised right-to-buy scheme,tenants could receive staggering discounts. Those who've lived in the pro...

New scheme allows mortgages with 5% deposit

Have you been trying to get that all-important first foot on the property ladder recently but have been finding it tough going? Young families across the country have struggled to access mortgages since the financial crisis hit t...

£1000 helping hand for first-time buyers?

The end of the stamp duty holiday later this month could add to the financial headaches of young parents looking to get onto the property ladder. From March 24, first-time buyers will once again have to pay stamp duty if their ho...

Mortgage approvals highest since 2009

If you're looking to buy your first family home, you'll be encouraged to hear that the number of mortgage approvals has reached the highest level since December 2009. The Bank of England said a total of 58,725 loans wer...

Millions of Brits happy to rent forever

To many people owning a home is crucial, and the thought of never being able to get onto the property ladder is daunting. However, a new study shows millions of Britons have accepted that they will never own a home, and some are...

Two-decade wait to buy your own home?

Millions of families on low incomes are facing an unwelcome lengthy wait to get onto the property ladder, according to a new study. The Squeezed Britain research says that families earning £22,000 will need more than t...

HSBC: More mortgages available to first-time buyers

In recent years it has been particularly hard for families to either get onto the property ladder for the first time or move on if they need more space. High deposits and tough lending criteria have left many young families frus...