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Clocks change prompts home security risk

The change in the clocks this weekend could increase the risk of home break-ins for Brits.

21 Oct 2015
Clocks change prompts home security risk
Peer-to-peer lending 'popular for first-time buyers'

Peer-to-peer lending is popular among first-time buyers.

14 Sep 2015
Peer-to-peer lending 'popular for first-time buyers'
Chancellor unveils greenfield homes plan

George Osborne says new homes are essential for rural prosperity.

20 Aug 2015
Chancellor unveils greenfield homes plan
Starter homes get £26m funding boost

The government has pledged £26 million to boost its starter homes initiative.

11 Aug 2015
Starter homes get £26m funding boost
Cost of moving house rises

High house prices are putting many people off moving house, it has been claimed.

10 Aug 2015
Cost of moving house rises
UK first-time buyer figures down

First-time buyer numbers have fallen during the first half of the year.

03 Jul 2015
UK first-time buyer figures down
Disconnect in first-time buyer perceptions

First-time buyers and their parents have different opinions when it comes to mortgage availability in the UK.

09 Jun 2015
Disconnect in first-time buyer perceptions
Fall in first-time buyer mortgage rates

Average mortgage rates for first-time buyers in the UK are now at their lowest for more than three years.

02 Jun 2015
Fall in first-time buyer mortgage rates
UK homes are 'unaffordable for first-time buyers'

A new report has claimed first-time buyers in the UK continue to be priced out of the housing market.

01 May 2015
UK homes are 'unaffordable for first-time buyers'
Housing issues 'impacting young people'

Young people are being encouraged to have their voices heard on the serious issue of housing.

13 Apr 2015
Housing issues 'impacting young people'
Govt unveils additional first-time buyer support

A new 20 per cent discount on selected property for first-time buyers in the UK has been announced.

02 Mar 2015
Govt unveils additional first-time buyer support
Help to Buy 'boosting housing sector activity'

The number of Help to Buy users has now risen to more than 77,000 people.

02 Feb 2015
Help to Buy 'boosting housing sector activity'
First-time buyer numbers increased last year

First-time buyer activity grew considerably during the last 12 months.

06 Jan 2015
First-time buyer numbers increased last year
New funding to restart stalled housebuilding

A government fund will restart housing projects halted as far back as 2008.

09 Sep 2014
New funding to restart stalled housebuilding
First-time buyer growth in Greater London

First-time buyer activity has seen growth in Greater London over recent months.

01 Sep 2014
First-time buyer growth in Greater London
Do first-time buyers understand the Help to Buy scheme?

A YouGov report has found many first-time buyers do not fully understand the government's Help to Buy initiative.

04 Jul 2014
Do first-time buyers understand the Help to Buy scheme?
Increase in London first-time buyer activity

A growing number of first-time buyers are purchasing homes in London.

29 May 2014
Increase in London first-time buyer activity
First-time buyer activity rose in March

Home buyers across the UK have become increasingly active during the first quarter of 2014.

19 May 2014
First-time buyer activity rose in March
Surge in loans to first-time buyers

An upturn in first-time buyer activity continues to be seen across the UK.

13 Mar 2014
Surge in loans to first-time buyers
First-time buyers 'aiming higher'

First-time buyers are aiming for larger properties.

19 Feb 2014
First-time buyers 'aiming higher'
Considerable rise in first-time buyer lending

First-time buyer lending figures continued to improve in December.

12 Feb 2014
Considerable rise in first-time buyer lending
First-time buyers are 'gaining optimism'

A growing number of first-time buyers are keen to purchase a property.

04 Feb 2014
First-time buyers are 'gaining optimism'
Largest rise in FTBs since 2001

FTB numbers rose considerably across the UK last year, new Halifax figures have shown.

06 Jan 2014
Largest rise in FTBs since 2001
Two-thirds of first-time buyers receive help from parents

Parents play a key role in helping most first-time-buyers purchase their home.

20 Nov 2013
Two-thirds of first-time buyers receive help from parents
CML warns of possible Help to Buy 'addiction'

Help to Buy should only be a short-term measure, the CML chairman has stressed.

07 Nov 2013
CML warns of possible Help to Buy 'addiction'
Four in ten consumers confused by Help to Buy

There is widespread confusion regarding the Help to Buy scheme, a survey has revealed.

06 Nov 2013
Four in ten consumers confused by Help to Buy
FTB market in Wales 'is ultra competitive'

FTB properties in Wales are often sold at or above their asking price.

05 Sep 2013
FTB market in Wales 'is ultra competitive'
FTB lending in Scotland 'on the up'

Lending to first-time buyers in Scotland is at its highest level since 2008.

29 Aug 2013
FTB lending in Scotland 'on the up'
Wales 'sees marked FTB rise'

The second quarter of 2013 saw the highest number of loans advanced to FTBs in Wales since 2007.

28 Aug 2013
Wales 'sees marked FTB rise'
FTB lending 'continuing to climb'

Lending to first-time buyers in the second quarter of 2013 was the highest since 2007.

15 Aug 2013
FTB lending 'continuing to climb'
FTBs 'accessing the housing ladder in 2013'

The first six months of 2013 have seen a 19 per cent increase in people accessing the housing ladder for the first time.

29 Jul 2013
FTBs 'accessing the housing ladder in 2013'
Wales FTB market 'is ultra-competitive'

FTB price ranges in Wales are increasing significantly, it has been claimed.

16 Jul 2013
Wales FTB market 'is ultra-competitive'
FTB numbers 'on the increase'

There were 42 per cent more first-time buyers in May 2013 than in May 2012.

12 Jul 2013
FTB numbers 'on the increase'
Funding boost 'to help Scots on to the housing ladder'

A new £62 million funding boost has been revealed by housing minister Margaret Burgess.

10 Jul 2013
Funding boost 'to help Scots on to the housing ladder'
FTB lending 'has risen considerably'

Loans to FTBs increased by 50 per cent in the first five months of this year.

01 Jul 2013
FTB lending 'has risen considerably'
Affordable housing schemes 'benefiting FTBs'

FTBs have accounted for 65 per cent of purchases through affordable housing schemes over the last year.

24 Jun 2013
Affordable housing schemes 'benefiting FTBs'
London FTB activity 'still stable'

The first quarter of 2013 saw 9,400 loans advanced to first-time buyers.

28 May 2013
London FTB activity 'still stable'
March 'saw increased FTB activity'

Activity among first-time buyers continued on its upwards trajectory in March.

14 May 2013
March 'saw increased FTB activity'
FTBs 'make significant economic impact'

Every first-time buyer is likely to make an additional spend of £8,000.

23 Apr 2013
FTBs 'make significant economic impact'
FTB numbers 'increased in February'

The number of first-time buyers rose by three per cent in February.

15 Apr 2013
FTB numbers 'increased in February'
FTBs 'fear they will never buy a house'

Many people currently not owning a property fear they never will.

09 Apr 2013
FTBs 'fear they will never buy a house'
FTBs 'are eyeing up large homes'

Almost one-third of first-time buyers want to purchase a three-bedroom house.

21 Mar 2013
FTBs 'are eyeing up large homes'
London FTB numbers 'continue to climb'

A total of 37,300 people accessed the property ladder for the first time in London last year.

27 Feb 2013
London FTB numbers 'continue to climb'
Scottish FTB numbers 'on the up'

The number of FTBs in Scotland is at its highest level since 2008.

26 Feb 2013
Scottish FTB numbers 'on the up'
FTBs 'looking to gain from new mortgage deals'

New mortgage releases may appeal to first-time buyers.

26 Feb 2013
FTBs 'looking to gain from new mortgage deals'
Building societies 'are competing for FTBs'

FTBs are being offered greater choice from building societies and other providers.

14 Feb 2013
Building societies 'are competing for FTBs'
Shared ownership 'benefits thousands of FTBs'

First-time buyers may wish to consider the benefits of shared ownership.

04 Feb 2013
Shared ownership 'benefits thousands of FTBs'
FTBs 'driving house buying activity'

November witnessed a six per cent climb in the number of loans for house purchases.

16 Jan 2013
FTBs 'driving house buying activity'
FTB numbers 'have risen markedly'

First-time buyer numbers in 2012 rose to their highest level since 2007.

31 Dec 2012
FTB numbers 'have risen markedly'
FTBs 'expect long wait to save up deposit'

First-time buyers expect a lengthy wait while saving up for a deposit.

17 Dec 2012
FTBs 'expect long wait to save up deposit'
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