We spoke to 2,000 First Time Triers and discovered that over a hefty half of you would be put off buying your dream home by sinister smells, one third by unsightly stains on the walls and 25% by general grubbiness.
It's not just about the deposit
From survey fees, stamp duty, legal fees and more, Principality Building Society’s Mortgage Product Manager Christopher Johnson shares his ultimate checklist for any first-time buyer.
How I saved a £10,000 house deposit in a year
Personal finance blogger Jenni Hill saved £10,000 in a year towards a deposit for her first home. Read her guest blog to find out how she did it.
How to Climb the Property Ladder: Mortgage Tips & More
From first time buying to upsizing, downsizing and buy-to-let properties, this guide explains how get on and climb the property ladder.
Staying in is the new going out More
With summer drawing to a close and days soon getting shorter, those who are saving for their first home will know that this is a prime time for putting away those extra pennies.
Saving for a deposit? We're here to help
Here, Kate Murray, Principality Building Society’s Savings Product Manager, discusses Principality’s recent survey on what hopeful first time buyers are spending their money on, sharing useful tips along the way.
First time triers think luxuries are more important than buying a home
Research by Principality Building Society revealed today has shown the shocking truths of what first time buyers consider non-negotiable luxuries while trying to get on the housing ladder.