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Should first-time buyers take out a 40-year mortgage?

Mortgages with maximum terms of 40 years make up around half of the market, but how much extra will such a long-term deal cost you?

House price growth slows in the UK’s most expensive areas: could you snap up a bargain?

Find out where house prices are falling in the UK if you're looking to get a bargain on a new home

Four in 10 homebuyers view under five properties

We reveal how many properties buyers view in different parts of the UK and share one first-time buyer's experience of submitting a sealed bid after an open day.

From stamp duty to annual travelcards: are new-build home incentives worthwhile?

Which? assesses some of the incentives that developers are offering on new-build homes, from price cuts to furnishings packages.

First-time buyers: how to get the cheapest Help to Buy mortgage rates

Which? assesses the mortgage market for Help to Buy users, and offers advice on how use cheap rates to pay off the equity loan before interest kicks in.

Mapped: the most affordable places for first-time buyers in the North West of England

Which? explains where first-time buyers can get the best deal in the North West of England, taking into account average earnings and property prices.

How I bought my first home: ‘Every step is new and a little scary’

First-time buyer story: find out how our reader saved a deposit and what she discovered while house-hunting - plus what she wishes she'd known before buying.

Large-deposit mortgages: we reveal the best remortgaging and home-buyer deals

Find out which lenders are offering the best mortgage deals if you're buying or remortgaging at 65% LTV or lower.

Londoners spending billions buying property outside city

Londoners are fleeing the capital to buy homes in areas they can afford, according to new research - but there are still ways you may be able to buy in London.

First-time buyers: 95% mortgage rates are crashing

Which? explains how rates on 95% mortgages have dropped significantly over the last six months and offers advice on the pros and cons of low-deposit mortgages.

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