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Three in five people with Help to Buy equity loans didn’t need one: NAO

Find out if you'd be better off opting for a 95% mortgage rather than using the government's Help to Buy scheme

15 things you need to know about the Help to Buy scheme

Which? explains the key things first-time buyers need to know before they buy a property using the Help to Buy scheme, from exchange deposits to mortgages.

Will the new Help to Buy scheme really help first-time buyers?

Two years before the launch of the next iteration of Help to Buy, the government faces criticism over the regional price caps it plans to propose.

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.

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 to get the cheapest Help to Buy mortgage rates

Which? assesses the mortgage market for Help to Buy users, and offers advice on how use cheap rates to pay off the equity loan before interest kicks in.

Busted: the eight first-time buyer mortgage myths you shouldn’t believe

From deposits to deal periods, Which? goes on a mortgage myth-busting mission to reveal the facts behind the first-time buyer fiction.

How to pay off or remortgage your Help to Buy equity loan in 2019

Which? offers advice to homeowners looking to pay off their Help to Buy equity loan, including the effect of house price growth on their mortgage options.

Help to Buy vs 95% mortgage: which is best for first-time buyers?

The Government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme is helping thousands of first-time buyers with a 5% deposit purchase a home, but could you be better off with a traditional 95% mortgage in the long run?

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