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Bank of Mum and Dad: 5 ways to help your child buy a home

The Bank of Mum and Dad is the UK’s 10th biggest mortgage lender, according to new data.  Parents will lend £6.5bn to finance property purchases this year, and will be involved...

Where can you afford to buy your first home?

Buyers under 40 now need to spend more than five times their annual income on their first home in the majority of the UK – but our interactive map reveals the most...

Home ownership dream for under 30s gets a boost from Help to Buy

The government’s Help to Buy schemes are helping record numbers of younger first-time buyers get onto the property ladder, new data has revealed. The Help to Buy Isa paid out...

Is the lifetime Isa set to be a flop?

With only weeks until the lifetime Isa launches, not a single bank or building society can confirm it is ready to offer one, and many other Isa providers say they...

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First-time buyers saving up to decade for a mortgage deposit

First-time buyers are saving for up to a decade for a mortgage deposit, with more than two thirds saving for over two years, according to new research from Which? Mortgage...

Can you afford to buy a home in the UK’s ‘best’ towns and cities?

Winchester, the Hampshire city famed for its thousand year-old cathedral, is the best place to live in the UK for quality of life, according to a recent survey by the Halifax. But what...

How first-time buyers can save thousands with a 90% mortgage

It’s well known that the bigger your deposit, the better the mortgage deal you’ll get. But new Which? research can reveal that striving to hand over a 10% deposit and secure a...

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