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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.

Quarter of first-time buyer mortgage deposits boosted by parents

One in four first-time buyers get parents' help with a mortgage deposit. What other options are there for parents who want to help their child buy a property?

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

Moving home costs one third of annual salary

Which? explains why the cost of buying a home has increased for certain buyers and advises on what you'll need to budget for when it comes to moving.

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