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First-time buyers: here’s how you can buy a three-bedroom house rather than a flat

Which? assesses data showing first-time buyers are seeking out three-bedroom houses rather than flats, including advice on mortgage options and Help to Buy.

Revealed: the cost of moving house tops £10,400

Unexpected costs of moving can add thousands of pounds to property prices, with Londoners paying even more. Find out what you need to budget for.

How much money do first-time buyers actually need to buy a £200,000 home?

From valuation and house survey fees to removal costs, first-time buyers could need to save around £5,000 more than their mortgage deposit to buy a house.

First-time buyers: how much mortgage deposit do you need in your area?

Find out the average mortgage deposit in your local authority, and other things to consider when buying a house for the first time

Free cash scheme for first-time buyers ending this year – should you sign up?

The Help to Buy Isa, which gives first-time buyers free cash towards their first home, will end in November 2019. Should you open one before it's too late?

Help to Buy Isas rates slashed since launch: what’s the best deal available?

A major bank is slashing the rates of its Help to Buy Isa - many others have done the same. Is this first-time buyer account still offering a competitive deal?

Mortgage deal offers £1,000 cashback: but is it worth it?

Pitched to first-time buyers as a way to help with moving costs, we look at whether cashback mortgages offer a good deal over the long-term.

Could you buy your first home with reward points?

A new scheme is aiming to get renters onto the property ladder by rewarding spending with points that can be cashed in for a deposit - but is it any good?

One in four British households will rent privately by end of 2021

The proportion of British households renting privately is expected to rise by 24% by the end of 2021, according to a report examining the private rented sector. The report from UK...

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