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  • There are now more first-time buyers than home movers

    There are now more first-time buyers than home movers

    It may seem that taking that first step onto the property ladder is harder than ever, but the number of first-time buyers snapping up homes has overtaken the number of existing home owners moving house for the first time since 1995, according to…

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    Updated by Protect for Life on Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Do your loved ones need a helping hand onto the property ladder?

    Compared with a decade ago, today’s first time buyers are older, more likely to buy with a partner and more likely to have dependent children. This highlights how it is becoming increasingly hard for younger borrowers to get on the property ladder. But, lenders are always introducing new proposition…

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    Updated by Protect for Life on Wednesday, July 18, 2018
  • Help to Buy Celebrates its fifth birthday

    Help to Buy celebrates its fifth birthday!

    The government’s flagship housing policy is now celebrating five years of helping people like you save for and buy their dream home. Since its inception in 2013, the government has launched various related schemes, including the Help to Buy ISA, Shared Own…

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    Updated by Protect for Life on Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • 5 factors that will affect housing in 2018

    It’s time to gaze at the crystal ball and make predictions for the housing market in 2018. So what do we think are the big factors that could affect homeowners, first-time buyers, and property investors this year?

     

    Rates - Interest rates have become a hot topic after the Bank of England’s Moneta…

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    Updated by Protect for Life on Thursday, February 8, 2018
  • What's next for Interest Rates

    What next for interest rates?

    Now that the Bank of England has finally increased base rate back to its pre-referendum level of 0.5%, many UK borrowers are looking at their finances and considering how this might affect them.

    The move has raised some big questions for borrowers, least of all the …

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    Updated by Protect for Life on Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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