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First-Time Buyer Guides

So, you’ve finally saved up enough money to buy your first home. Well done! Buying your first-ever home is a big decision to make, and it’s imperative that you equip yourself will all the right info you need to make informed buying decisions. Not to worry! We’ve got you covered with our incredibly helpful First-Time Buyer Guides, right here on this page 👇

First-Time Buyers Full Guide

Planning to buy your first-ever home soon? Find out all you need to know about buying your first home with our comprehensive guides.

First-Time Buyer House Survey UK Guide

Looking to buy your first-ever home? We have a handy, in-depth guide about house surveys and what it all entails — read it here!

First-Time Buyer House Viewing Checklist

Planning on viewing a few houses to find the right one to buy? Make sure you’re equipped with our helpful House Viewing Checklist for First-Time Buyers so you don’t miss out on a single detail.

First Home Essentials Checklist for First-Time Buyers

Have you just bought your first home? Congratulations! While it might seem like there’s an endless list of things you need to buy, we’ve come up with a handy checklist of the essentials for you to use to keep everything in check — pun intended!

First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Utility Bills

If you’ve spent a lot of time renting, you might be surprised to hear that utility bills work slightly differently when it comes to being a home-owner. Don’t fret! We’ve got your back with our First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Utility Bills 🙂

UK First-Time Buyer Mortgages Explained

Are you looking to take out a mortgage to buy your first home? There are a few things you need to be aware of before you get started! Read all about it in our UK First-Time Buyer Mortgage Advice article.

First-Time Buyer Stamp Duty

If you’ve ever looked into buying a home in the UK, you might have come across the term “Stamp Duty”. But what is stamp duty? Find out all you need to know in our First-Time Buyer Stamp Duty guide.

First-Time Buyer Schemes UK

Despite what you might believe (no thanks to those exorbitant house prices), the UK government actually has a number of schemes meant to help first-time buyers get their first home. Interested? Learn more in our article!

UK First-Time Buyer Guide: How to Make an Offer On a House

Finally found the perfect home for your first purchase? Make sure you get the best price possible and make an irresistible offer on your first home. Learn how here!

UK First-Time Buyer Deposit

Figuring out how to save money to put down a deposit as a first-time buyer? Not to worry, we’ve got you sorted with our comprehensive guide to First-Time Buyer Deposits.

ISAs for First-Time Buyers

Did you know that ISAs can help you save for your first home tremendously? In fact, there are specific ISAs for first-time buyers! Find out all you need to know about first-time buyers ISAs and which one may be the right one for you in our guide.

Tips for First-Time Buyers

Buying your first home can feel like a nail-biting experience — but it doesn’t have to be! We’ve compiled a list of super-helpful tips for first-time home buyers to help ease the home-buying process.

Is Buying A New Build A Good Investment?

Let’s be honest: Is buying a new build in the UK really a good investment? Learn all you need to know about if new builds are good investments for first-time buyers with our helpful article!

Step-By-Step Buying a House Process UK

Though it may appear daunting at first, purchasing a home in the United Kingdom is surprisingly simple. To give you a hand, we have compiled a detailed, step-by-step rundown of the steps required to purchase a brand-new construction in the United Kingdom.

Pros & Cons of Buying a New Build vs Old House In the UK

Buying your first home? You must be wondering whether you should consider buying a new build or going old-school — but how do you decide? Find out the pros and cons of both new and old builds in the UK with our helpful guide.

The Process of Buying a New Build House In the UK

Buying a new build house in the UK might seem like a pain, but it’s actually easier than you think! We’ve outlined the process of buying a new build in the UK — from A to Z — packaged in an easy-to-digest article, just for you.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a New Build House in the UK

New builds might be nice and, well, new, but there might be more to the story than you think. Learn about all the hidden costs of buying a new build house in the UK with our article before putting down that downpayment!

Questions to Ask When Buying a New Build House UK

When you’re in the market for buying a new build, there are quite a few things you should know about it. Even though its shiny and new, that doesn’t mean it’s right for you! We’ve compiled a list of questions you need to ask when buying a new build house in the UK.

How To Buy A House Below Market Value

Did you know that you don’t have to buy that house at market value? Don’t worry, we were surprised too! Find out how to buy a house below market value with our helpful article.

How to Settle Quickly Into a New Home

House? Check. Keys? Check. Moved in? Check. Now, learn how you can settle more quickly into your new home with our handy guide.

7 Steps for Students to Buy Their Own Home

If you ever thought that you could never buy a home as a student, you’d be wrong! We’ve made a guide with seven easy steps to help students in the UK buy their first home.

How to Choose an Estate Agent to Sell Your House In the UK

Real estate agents get a bad rep nowadays, but there are definitely a few good nuggets out there — you just need to find them. We’ve got some tricks to help you choose the right estate agent to sell your house in our helpful guide.

Property Covenants, Explained

What in the world are property covenants? Well, we’re glad you asked! Learn all about property covenants in our handy article.

Do New Builds In the UK Lose Value?

With property markets being the way they are, you might be considering if it’s worthwhile investing in a new build. Let our article answer one of your burning questions — do new builds in the UK lose their value over time?

What Happens On Completion Day?

Buying a home? You might have heard that you’ll be enjoying “Completion Day” at some point during your home buying journey. But what is it? Our article tells all…

How to Get Rid of Dampness in a House

As you may or may not know, any source of dampness in a house can lead to some funky business. Mould and mildew? Ew! Learn how to get rid of any dampness and moisture in your house before it causes any damage to it and you.

Can You Exchange and Complete On the Same Day?

Buying your first home can be super exciting — so much so that you probably are wondering if you can exchange and complete on the same day. But is that even possible? We discuss all you need to know about same-day exchanging and completing in our article.

Moving home checklist

How to setup gas, electricity, broadband, council tax & water as a first time buyer