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First-time buyers face house prices over 13 times their average salary

First-time buyers face house prices over 13 times their average salary

First-time buyers can expect to pay 13 times their annual salary to afford a home. Find out what this means and how it affects your mortgage chances.

London house prices contribute to highest net migration since records began

London house prices contribute to highest net migration since records began

The number of people leaving London for other UK cities now outstrips new arrivals. Which? looks at whether high London house prices are to blame.

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

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?

Parents remortgaging and using guarantor mortgages to help children buy homes

Parents remortgaging and using guarantor mortgages to help children buy homes

The 'Bank of Mum and Dad' now contributes to one in four property transactions - and you can help your child buy even if you don't have cash for a deposit.

House prices: average flat value jumps £75,000 in five years

House prices: average flat value jumps £75,000 in five years

The average flat price has increased by £75,000 since 2013. Which? takes a look at what this means for first-time buyers hoping to get a property.

Could you buy your first home with reward points?

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?

Nine ways to take advantage of the house price slump

Nine ways to take advantage of the house price slump

As the property market slows down, buyers may have an advantage. Which? explains how you can find the best-value property and negotiate on asking price.

Stamp duty slashed for 69,000 first-time buyers

Stamp duty slashed for 69,000 first-time buyers

Four months after the first-time buyer stamp duty reforms were introduced, Which? explains how it works, who qualifies and how much you can save.

Revealed: the most and least affordable areas to buy a house

Revealed: the most and least affordable areas to buy a house

Which? reveals the most and least affordable areas to buy a house and what steps first-time buyers can take to get onto the property ladder.

Help to Buy Scotland extended: does the scheme have a future?

Help to Buy Scotland extended: does the scheme have a future?

As Scotland extends its Help to Buy Scheme, others in the UK are closing. Find out how this affects first time buyers and if Help to Buy is right for you.

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