1 min read
08 Apr 2010

Written by Damien

Damien is one of the most widely quoted money and investment experts in the national press and has made numerous radio & TV appearances. He created MoneytotheMasses.com while working in the City when he became disillusioned with the way the public were left to fend for themselves because they could not afford financial advice.

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3 quick links – For first-time house buyers

Today's three quick links are for first-time buyers

Link 1 - a video from the BBC on ‘How to buy your first home’.

Link 2 - before you even think about buying you need to work out how much you can actually afford in terms of monthly repayments. And I like this mortgage calculator as it also shows the repayments you’d have to make if interest rates hit 12% (as they have done previously). Obviously actually obtaining a mortgage is your next and biggest hurdle

Link 3 - but should obtaining a large enough mortgage be a problem here are a range of schemes that could help you buy your first home.

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