A new mortgage deal allows applicants to borrow up to 5.5 times their annual income. But do you risk taking on more debt than you can afford?
Homebuyers could borrow up to six times their income from some lenders if they work in certain professions. Find out who is eligible.
Which? looks at affordability regulations, and how mortgage lenders assess household income when deciding how much they'll let you borrow to buy a home.