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First-time buyer mortgage lending on the up – can you buy a home with a small deposit?

First-time buyer mortgage lending on the up – can you buy a home with a small deposit?

Which? analyses data from UK Finance that shows the amount lent to first-time buyers in August had reached the highest level in over a year.

Homeowners spending £4,000 too much on their mortgages each year

Homeowners spending £4,000 too much on their mortgages each year

Which? research has found that many homeowners are spending thousands of pounds more on their mortgages than they need to. We explore the reasons.

First-time buyers: can you afford the cheapest home in your area?

First-time buyers: can you afford the cheapest home in your area?

Which? assesses new data that shows how difficult it is for young homebuyers to get on to the property ladder, and offers advice on buying your first home.

Are lenders really offering 40 year mortgages to first-time buyers?

Are lenders really offering 40 year mortgages to first-time buyers?

Which? analyses whether high street lenders are offering 40 year mortgages to first-time buyers and offers advice on the pros and cons of longer-term deals.

Is shared ownership a good idea for first-time buyers?

Is shared ownership a good idea for first-time buyers?

As Shared Ownership Week launches, Which? assesses if buying a share of a home is a good idea for buyers with 5% deposits and explains the alternatives.

Five-year mortgages are becoming cheaper – but watch out for early-exit fees

Five-year mortgages are becoming cheaper – but watch out for early-exit fees

Which? assesses data showing five year fixes are getting more popular, before offering advice on how you can avoid costly early repayment charges.

Last few days to apply to buy your home using Right to Buy

Last few days to apply to buy your home using Right to Buy

Which? explains how housing association tenants in the Midlands can apply to buy their home under the Right to Buy pilot, which closes on Sunday.

Best mortgage lenders of 2018 revealed by Which?

Best mortgage lenders of 2018 revealed by Which?

New research by Which? has found the best and worst mortgage providers based on customer reviews and expert deal analysis. Who tops the tables?

Biggest house price drop since 2012: is now the time to buy?

Biggest house price drop since 2012: is now the time to buy?

Which? assesses new data from the Nationwide house price index which shows that in August house prices dropped by the biggest percentage in six years.

Leasehold scandal: nine in ten buyers regret buying a leasehold house

Leasehold scandal: nine in ten buyers regret buying a leasehold house

Which? assesses a new report which claims leasehold house buyers were misinformed when purchasing their homes, and offers an update on government reforms.

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