First time buyers teaming up to buy a property

First time buyers teaming up to buy a property

Over 60% of first-time buyers are teaming up with someone else to buy their first home, according to Halifax. The lender says that joint first-time buyers now account for 63% of all mortgage transactions, with mortgage completions now in joint names with two or more...
A slight increase in the number of properties for sale

A slight increase in the number of properties for sale

Are you frustrated by the lack of available properties on the market at present? There could be signs that things are starting to improve for homebuyers… If you’re currently on the lookout for a new property, you may have noticed it’s difficult to find a range of...
‘It wasn’t my dream home after all’

‘It wasn’t my dream home after all’

Looking to buy a property? Make sure you’re objective when you view places and don’t let your heart rule your head. Christina Neal explains why. Years ago, I almost bought a property that I would have found frustrating to live in. In fact, it would have been...
‘We’re looking forward to having more space’

‘We’re looking forward to having more space’

Prospective first-time buyer Isaac Williams and his partner are excited about getting onto the property ladder next year and even have a few ideas about décor and style. They both agree that a spare room is a must… Having had the deliberately vague ‘middle of next...