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.
Is one of your resolutions to sort out your financial life in 2019? Here are five ideas to help your money work harder over the next year.
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.