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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?

Help to Buy equity loans enable existing homeowners to buy detached properties

One in five property purchases made using a Help to Buy equity loan are by people who aren't first-time buyers - and they typically borrow £60,000 more.

Could this new mortgage save Help to Buy homeowners thousands?

Which? explains how Help to Buy homeowners can remortgage to pay off their equity loan, avoiding the costly interest fees that kick in after five years.

Revealed: the cheapest and most expensive London commuter towns

We take a look at whether commuting into Central London actually saves you money when you factor in travel costs to get to work.

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