first time buyer

First time buyer? You may be able to borrow more than you think
Aug 27, 2019 No Comments In Blog By
Looking to get on the property ladder? You may be able to borrow more than you realise. Latest News: Bank of Mum and Dad one of UK's largest lenders.Hardly surprising given house prices and rent rates. As a First Time Buyer, it can seem like an impossible task to ...
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Upcoming Help to Buy Show in Coventry (29 September)
Sep 4, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
Don’t forget – Plus Mortgages will be at the Help to Buy Show in Coventry on 29 September to answer your questions and provide you with guidance on how the Help to Buy scheme works and how it might be able to help you get on, or move up, the property ...
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Future of Help to Buy Scheme unclear!
Sep 3, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
The future of the Help to Buy Scheme seems unclear according to the The Sunday Telegraph and The Times. One reports that Help to Buy will be replaced in 2021 by a new scheme geared towards low-income purchasers. The other reports that Help to Buy will continue past 2021 ...
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Plus Mortgages to attend Help to Buy Roadshow
Aug 30, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
Plus Mortgages will be attending the Help to Buy Show in Coventry on 29 September; offering fee-free advice to anyone interested in learning more about the Help to Buy Scheme or mortgages in general. We’ll be there to answer your questions, offer advice and guidance on getting ‘mortgage ready’ ...
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Solid advice for First Time Buyers on how to get ‘Mortgage Ready’
Aug 20, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
Great article on Mortgage Strategy today by Craig Osborne, director at SiteSales Property Group providing solid advice for First Time Buyers on how to get ‘Mortgage Ready’, out of renting and on to the property ladder. The advice includes the need to: – Focus on your deposit. You’ll need a ...
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Average cost of getting on the property ladder now £209,000!
Aug 13, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
Latest figures from The Halifax First Time Buyer review shows that the average price of getting on the property ladder is now £209,000! That’s a 21% increase over the past ten years. Back in 2008, the average price of buying your first home was just £172,659. However, despite the rise in ...
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Average house prices rise to a record £230,280 – Halifax
Aug 7, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
Great article by Michael Lloyd on Mortgage Introducer today showing that Halifax’s House Price Index has seen house prices continue to rise compared to this time last year and this has pushed the average house price rising to a new record level of £230,280! But more importantly, Lloyd comments ...
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Five Things You Should Know About… Joint Borrower – Sole Proprietor Mortgages
Jul 26, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
If you’re a First Time Buyer and struggling to afford the property you want, you might want to consider a Joint Borrower – Sole Proprietor mortgage. This product allows you to use the income of another person (such as a parent) to maximise mortgage lending, however only the first applicant ...
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More mortgage choices for first time buyers but costs go up too
Jul 19, 2018 No Comments In Blog By
The Good News – The choice of mortgage products available to first time buyers with a 5% deposit has increased over the past year. The Bad News – The increase in choice hasn’t led to a fall in costs or interest rates as lenders appear to be pre-emptively absorbing ...
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