First-time buyer numbers drop

First-time buyer numbers drop

Despite fewer people buying their first home, the first-time buyer market still accounts for over half of borrowers. And with house prices decreasing, many people may still have an opportunity to get onto the property ladder. The number of first-time buyers has fallen...
‘Property prices have seen only a mild decline so far’

‘Property prices have seen only a mild decline so far’

A monthly update from our Sales Manager, Phil Leivesley, on property prices and mortgage interest rates. How did the August base rate rise (from 5% to 5.25%) affect the mortgage market? The recent increase had been expected by the market, and so it had already...
Are you ready to buy your first home?

Are you ready to buy your first home?

Buying your first home can be a daunting task. With so many factors to consider, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and even carried away by the excitement of being a new homeowner. Make sure the time is right for you with our top tips on taking out your first...