From deposits to deal periods, Which? goes on a mortgage myth-busting mission to reveal the facts behind the first-time buyer fiction.
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.
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?
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.
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.
We take a look at whether commuting into Central London actually saves you money when you factor in travel costs to get to work.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will reveal what he has planned for the UK’s economy in his last Budget before Brexit on Monday 29 October. We roundup all the speculation.
Ahead of the Autumn Budget next week, Which? assesses the future of the Help to Buy equity loan scheme, which is currently set to close in 2021.
Which? explains how new mortgage deals allow homeowners using Help to Buy to switch loans without paying back the government's equity loan straight away.
Which? assesses the future of the government's Help to Buy scheme, amid speculation it could be cut or extended with different rules from 2021.