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Buying Your First Home

From the definition of a first-time buyer, through the steps to buying a property and the costs you’ll face - everything you need to know is in our guide.

House Buying Mortgage Guide

Are you looking to buy your first home? Or perhaps want to move to a new area? Our step-by-step guide will tell you everything you need to know about buying a house.

Stamp Duty Tax Guide

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about Stamp Duty: what it is, who pays it, exemptions and relief, the rates at which you pay it and more.

Applying for a Mortgage

Applying for a mortgage couldn’t be simpler with our easy and simple guide from application to accepting your offer.

House Mortgage Deposit

Saving a mortgage deposit for a house is definitely one of the biggest hurdles you face as a buyer. In our guide we explain how deposits work and ways you can save.

Right to Buy Guide

The Right to Buy government scheme helps current council tenants and some previous council tenants buy their home at a discount. Find out if you’re eligible in our guide.

Shared Ownership Guide

Did you know you can part buy, part rent a property through shared ownership? In this guide, we explain how shared ownership works so you can decide whether it would suit you.

Guarantor Mortgages

With a guarantor mortgage, a relative guarantees to meet your mortgage payments if you can’t. We explain how this works and the benefits in our guide.

Types of House Surveys

There are a few common types of house surveys. This guide explains how they’re different, how much they cost and how long they take.

Mortgage Deposit Guide

How much deposit will you need for your mortgage? We explain how mortgage deposits work, what LTV is, how your deposit affects your mortgage and more.

No Deposit Mortgage

Learn about no deposit mortgages in our guide - what they are, how they work, how to get one, the benefits and disadvantages, alternative options and more.

Where Can My Mortgage Deposit Come From?

Want to know where your mortgage deposit can come from? See our guide for information on legitimacy and which sources lenders deem acceptable and unacceptable.

Proof of Deposit for Mortgage

Learn about providing proof of deposit for a mortgage here. We explain what lenders ask, when you need to give proof, which sources are legitimate and more.

Second Home Mortgage Deposit

Learn about a second home mortgage deposit in our guide - what it is, when you need one, how much you need, what options and LTVs there are and more.

Can I Borrow Money for a Deposit on a House?

Learn when you can borrow money for a deposit on a house in our guide. From family loans to bridging – find out everything you need to know here.

Family Springboard Mortgage or Family Deposit Mortgage

The Family Springboard Mortgage is one of multiple family deposit mortgages currently available. Learn all about it & other similar products here.

How Much Deposit Do You Need for a Mortgage?

Learn how much deposit you need for a mortgage in our guide. We explain what the minimum deposit needed for a mortgage is, what you can do to save and more.

Mortgage Deposit Amounts

Learn all about the different mortgage deposit amount options, how they affect your mortgage, how they vary depending on what type of borrower you are & more.

Gifted Deposit Mortgage

Can you get a mortgage with a gifted deposit? Find out in our guide. We explain what a gifted deposit is, how it works, the benefits, risks and more.

Cryptocurrency and Mortgages

Can you pay your mortgage deposit with cryptocurrency? Learn about cryptocurrency and mortgages here: what it is, which lenders accept crypto deposits and more.

Joint Mortgage with Parents

A joint mortgage with parents could be a way for you to borrow more. Find out how joint mortgages work, the drawbacks & what alternatives are out there.

Bad Credit Guide

Having poor or bad credit doesn’t always mean you won’t get a mortgage. There are mortgage options specifically for people with a poor credit history or low credit scores. We’ll go through them in this guide.

How Do Offset Mortgages Work?

In our guide we explain how mortgage offset savings accounts work, who they're suitable for & the types of offset mortgage products available.

Rent to Buy and Other Low Deposit Mortgage Schemes UK

Are you a first-time buyer struggling to get on the property ladder? We’ll explain how to get low deposit mortgages, rent to buy approval, and more.