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First-time buyers over 40 years: Millennials have to work twice as hard to buy a home

The number of young people buying their first home is creeping up – but the Millennial generation buys later, spends more and devotes double the proportion of their salary than...

Should first-time buyers avoid fixed-rate mortgages?

Which? looks at whether first-time buyers with a deposit of 5% should consider getting a discounted variable rate mortgage rather than a fixed-rate one.

Mortgage rates hit historic low: are you better off?

Which? investigates who benefits most from historically low interest rates in the fixed-rate mortgage market, and where you can find the best deals.

Athletes given the mortgage red card by TSB

Which? looks at how you can get a mortgage to buy a home if you're a professional sportsperson or a self-employed buyer with an inconsistent income.

Ask an expert: ‘How long should I fix my mortgage for?’

This week, a Which? Money expert explains how to choose the right fixed-rate mortgage if you're buying your first home.

Are 35 year mortgages a bad idea?

Which? investigates how much more expensive longer-term mortgages are for home buyers, and offers advice on choosing the right mortgage term.

Could listing on Airbnb put you in trouble with your mortgage lender?

Accommodation site Airbnb has seen bookings in London rise by 130% in the last year, according to new data from Colliers, with 4.62m nights of accommodation booked on the home-sharing...

Should you take advantage of a ‘tracker’ mortgage charging less than 1%?

HSBC has launched the cheapest tracker deal on record, but is now the right time to take a gamble on a variable mortgage? HSBC’s new 0.99% tracker is available for...

From Carlisle to Cornwall: how much deposit first-time buyers are paying

Buyers in some UK areas are putting down over £100,000 as a deposit on their first home, even as others pay less than £15,000 upfront. New data from Halifax has revealed the...

Bank of England crackdown: will new lending rules stop you getting a mortgage?

The Bank of England (BoE) has brought in tighter regulations for mortgage lenders, amid starker warnings about household debt in the UK. But what effect will they have on your...

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