Getting a mortgage can be really intimidating. Most likely you’ve spent years building up your deposit and trying to improve your credit score ready for this moment. You’re essentially attempting to prove that you’re trustworthy…
Have Twitter panic? Allow me to explain why opening a Help to Buy ISA now is worth your time or not – completely hyperbole free!
The 7th – 11th of October is Financial Planning Week, and everyone in the UK can get a free session. Find out my experience, and what you should expect from yours.
I used a LISA to get a £6,000 bonus to add to my deposit, and I think more of you should know about them! Find out what went wrong for me, and what I wish I knew sooner.
(and what you can look up yourself). When you’re looking around somebody else’s house, it can be hard to know what to say – here’s where to start.
How I managed to drag my savings from zero (well, technically minus something) to a little more than the £32,927 average UK deposit over the last 5 years.
Nobody can tell you how long it takes to buy a house – but here’s my full timeline of my own purchase as a first time buyer.
When I started looking into buying a house, I had no idea how different it would be to what I’ve seen on TV, or even my experience as a prospective tenant. Also there’s a baby pic of me in this post…
We’re all aware that in order to buy a house you should save up – but once you’ve decided on your budget and what percentage deposit you’re working towards, how much extra does a first time buyer need to have on hand?
Saving up for a house deposit is difficult. Growing your savings while paying rent (that’s probably more than your mortgage is going to be) is an even bigger challenge. Here’s how I added more than £10,000 to my deposit using every trick and loophole in the book.