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First Time Buyers to be Affected by Additional Charge

MSPs have been warned by the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) that an additional charge in regards to buy-to-let properties and second homes could deter investment in Scotland and affect first time buyers. Under the proposals, experts have warned that proposed supplement of 3% of the total price of properties over £40,000 could also push […]

First-time Buyer Numbers Continue to Rise

The number of first-time buyers in the UK has continued to rise, and in the first six months of 2014 they reached their highest level since 2007, according to the Halifax. The company’s bi-annual First-Time Buyer Review revealed there were an estimated 144,5001 first- time buyers in the first six months of 2014, an increase […]

First time buyers are aiming high

First time buyers have high expectations when it comes to the type of home they want to buy, according to new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. The study found that as many as 32% of those surveyed want to start off on the property ladder with a three bedroom home, while the next popular […]