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Research published by Hometrack revealed that increasing demand for property has driven up prices.
Campaign group PricedOut has revealed that government schemes are failing to help first time buyers.
Figures by the Department for Communities and Local Government showed that government schemes are helping to boost mortgage take-up among first time buyers.
A number of reports have highlighted the rise in property prices.
Reuters highlighted the rise in mortgage costs.
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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?
Interest only mortgages are cheaper but in the end you don't end up owning the property. Which is better?
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?
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