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Tag Archives: First Time Buyers

Living and Letting


An interesting idea that has appealed to a lot of first time buyers over the last few years, is the idea of buying a property that, ultimately, you intend to live in. But, rather than moving in immediately, buyers are … Continue reading

Stamp Duty Holiday Ends


The stamp duty holiday for first time buyers looking to purchase a house worth between £125,000 and £250,000 ended on Saturday. Though this is unlikely to impact upon landlords directly – as few landlords are first time buyers – there … Continue reading

Soon to be Owners Looking to Rent


Many tenants choose to rent housing because they are unable to afford, or can’t access the credit which allows them to buy a house of their own. In the UK especially, we have a culture of preferring to buy property … Continue reading

First Time Landlords


The buy-to-let property market has always been an appealing one and more and more people are thinking about purchasing a property to let to tenants. Becoming a landlord is a big step and it’s a big financial commitment; a house … Continue reading

Budgetary Measures


On Wednesday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced his 2011 budget measures. The reduction in fuel duty was the big story, along with a reduction in the forecast GDP growth for the UK Economy and there was also plenty of … Continue reading

Not-So Great Housing Expectations


A study by Globrix last week shows that first time buyers are increasingly worried about getting on the property market. Two fifths of prospective first time buyers think they are unlikely to get on the property ladder by the age … Continue reading