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Time is running out for first-time buyers to sign up to the government’s free cash scheme

From 30 November, new savers will no longer be able to open a Help to Buy Isa account. Find out the best rates available before they close.

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Flats are losing thousands of pounds in value: are first-time buyers to blame?

The average UK flat is worth £3,000 less than it was last year despite overall house prices rising. Are first-time buyers to blame?

Parents pay £6bn towards helping children buy a home

Parents are expected to pay out billions of pounds to help their children buy a home. Which? explains how you can help your child purchase a property.

Is a three-year fixed-rate mortgage better for first-time buyers?

A flurry of rare three-year fixed-rate mortgages have hit the market. But is this term worth going for over more common two-year or five-year deals?

170,000 first-time buyers have used Help to Buy, but is it right for you?

More and more first-time buyers are using Help to Buy equity loans but are they the best way to help you get onto the property ladder?

First-time buyers saving bigger mortgage deposits for fewer properties

First-time buyer deposits have hit £31,000, according to a new report - but there aren't many properties for sale. Which? gives advice to potential buyers.

11 costly mistakes every first-time buyer should avoid

From getting a mortgage to using the wrong solicitor find out 11 common mistakes that first-time buyers make and how to avoid them.

First-time buyers face a £33,000 premium when using Help to Buy

Which? assesses a new report that claims first-time buyers using Help to Buy are paying 12% more than those buying on the open market.

First-time buyers face decade-long wait to save a mortgage deposit

The average first-time buyers has to save for over 10 years to buy a home. Find out how you can buy sooner with our expert mortgage advice.

95% mortgage rates plummet: is now the time to apply?

95% mortgage rates are getting cheaper, Which? takes a look at whether first-time buyers should apply for one now or save up a bigger deposit.

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