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31-Oct-2011
Mortgage lending was higher in September than it has been on average over the last six months, according to the Bank of England.
28-Oct-2011
There are several steps that can be taken to make more affordable rural homes available for first time buyers.
27-Oct-2011
Barclays has launched a series of new mortgage products aimed at first time buyers.
26-Oct-2011
The shortage of new homes threatens to reverse improvements in affordability, a new report has suggested.
25-Oct-2011
Those keen to get on the housing ladder could move to a cheaper part of the country to ensure they can afford it, an expert has suggested.
24-Oct-2011
An expert on mortgages has said the 30-year fixed rate mortgages housing minister Grant Shapps is calling for are unrealistic.
21-Oct-2011
Lenders have questioned the potential demand for longer-term fixed rate mortgages, which housing minister Grant Shapps wants to see more of.
20-Oct-2011
The two-year mortgage could be falling out of favour as borrowers look to enjoy more flexible options, an expert has suggested.
18-Oct-2011
A new range of mortgages has been launched with first time buyers in mind at loan-to-value ratios of up to 95 per cent.
14-Oct-2011
Northern towns with more affordable homes have been performing best when it comes to house sale numbers in the last year, according to a new survey.
12-Oct-2011
New data has indicated first time buyers are taking out more mortgages.
10-Oct-2011
Short-term fixed-rate deals are very cheap just now in terms of interest, but borrowers should factor in the size of fees into their cost, an expert has said.
06-Oct-2011
More government measures are needed to help first time buyers get on the property ladder, a pressure group has said.
05-Oct-2011
Rates on fixed mortgages are at their lowest in two years, but this is not the whole story when it comes to the cost to borrowers, a study has noted.
04-Oct-2011
First time buyers may gain access to more affordable housing under the government's new 'right to buy' scheme.
03-Oct-2011
House prices tend to be higher in cities than their surrounding counties - but not always, new figures have revealed.

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There's alot going on! What do you think?

Interest rates are low but could rise? Is this a good time to buy?

Yes
No

Varialbe rate mortgages go up if bank interest rates do. Which is your preference?

Fixed Rate
Variable rate

Interest only mortgages are cheaper but in the end you don't end up owning the property. Which is better?

Interest Only
Repayment

House prices are waivering. Do you think this is a good time to buy?

Yes
No

Shared equity mortgages allow you to buy a new home with 5% deposit and an equity loan through FirstBuy. What do you think?

Too complicated
Too expensive
Too risky

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
Too complicated
Good option


 

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