First Time Buyer

Two cheers for Cameron’s housing speech

Posted by on 04/03/2015 at 9:15 am

  Published by Conservative Home on Monday, 02 March 2015 by Mark Wallace   In recent months, we’ve asked a number of times what the Conservatives are offering to young voters. In the ConHome manifesto the top priorities in policy terms are Homes, Jobs and Savings, but within each we urged policymakers to focus their […]

UK residential mortgage market becoming too restrictive

Posted by on 08/02/2015 at 7:32 pm

  Published by Property Wire on Friday, 6 February 2015   Renewed optimism in the UK mortgage industry for growth in 2015 is being overshadowed by the view that the market has become too conservative, it is claimed. Post financial crisis regulation is hampering the market and brokers are reporting difficulties in meeting customer needs, […]

Over half of UK property owners don’t like their home, research suggests

Posted by on 07/02/2015 at 12:14 am

  Published by Property Wire on Wednesday, 28 January 2015   One in 10 home owners in the UK regret buying their home with the biggest reason being that they think they rushed into it and 57% actually dislike their homes, new research has found. Buying a house is the biggest purchase most people will […]

Shocking statistics about UK property market!

Posted by on 25/01/2015 at 5:19 pm

  Published by Property Forum on Saturday, 24 January 2015 by Mark Benson   While many investors look towards the UK property market as something of a “safe haven” it seems that investors are pricing first-time buyers out of the market. A report by the homeless charity Shelter has cast a very dark shadow across […]

New scheme launched to boost self build in the UK

Posted by on 23/01/2015 at 2:12 pm

  Published by Property Wire on Thursday, 22 January 2015   A new scheme that will enable more people to build or customise their own homes in the UK while also helping local authorities with land to develop has been launched. Designed to de-risk the process of obtaining mortgages for self built and custom built […]

New starter home initiative announced by UK government

Posted by on 17/12/2014 at 10:30 pm

  Published by Property Wire on Wednesday, 17 December 2014   A new scheme offering 100,000 first time buyers in the UK new homes with a 20% discount has been announced by the Prime Minister as part of a major push to help people onto the housing ladder. Aspiring home owners will be asked to […]

First-time Buyer Roadshow in Manchester

Posted by on 01/09/2011 at 10:19 pm

  Published by Manchester Confidential on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 by Rakhi Sinha   ARE you itching to get your foot on the property ladder but don’t know where to begin? Then pop down to Exchange Square this Saturday (September 3) where a road show is being held to give first-time buyers advice. It’s being […]