First time buyers
Struggling to get a foot on (or up) the property ladder? Here's our simple round-up of government schemes that could provide just the boost you need.
Buying a home for the first time is a huge undertaking. Mortgages, conveyancing and buying fees can all seem complex and expensive. But it’s much more bearable and easy to budget if you know what’s coming – which is where Zoopla’s first-time buyer guides come in useful.
March 18, 2019
The Cambridge property market can be tricky to navigate, but if you want to take a punt on it, our research is the place to start.
March 15, 2019
Thinking of buying a home in the City of Dreaming Spires? Our research highlights the most affordable spots in Oxford and its surrounding areas.
March 8, 2019
If the second most populous city in the UK is where you plan to buy your first home, then these are the areas where your money will stretch the furthest.
March 4, 2019
Looking for the best areas in London for first-time buyers? Zoopla reveals where can you find the most value.
March 1, 2019
Looking for an affordable first home in Scotland's largest city? Here's where you should start your search.
February 21, 2019
If living in Cardiff is your plan for a first home, Zoopla reveals where can you find the most value.
February 20, 2019
Looking for an affordable first home close to the Scottish capital? Here's where you should start your search.
February 14, 2019
Looking to get on to the property ladder in Leeds? Zoopla breaks down the most affordable areas for first-time buyers.
February 12, 2019
This thriving metropolis of a West Midlands city has undergone major regeneration in the past few years. But has it priced out those hoping to step on to the property ladder?
February 7, 2019
To save you from asking what you think you should already know, here’s some help to demystify the home buying process.
February 6, 2019
If you’re looking for a first home, Zoopla’s data shows the cosmopolitan city in the South West could be affordable — provided you hunt in the right locations.
January 21, 2019
If you want to buy a first home, there are some important steps to take to secure the best mortgage possible, as Ross Hunter from Post Office Mortgages explains...
December 13, 2018
Today’s first-time buyers have a clear idea of what they do – and don’t want – in their perfect property. But new research suggests it's not always a pragmatic approach.
December 11, 2018
Borrowers who took out a Help to Buy Equity Loan when it first launched will be reaching the end of their five-year interest-free periods. Here's what they should do next...