Many FTBs teaming up to buy homes

Getting onto the property ladder continues to be a challenge for younger generations, as 63% of first-time buyer (FTB) mortgage completions (*1) are in two or more names.

The cost of buying a home is significantly more expensive than a decade ago for the average FTB, who is 32 years old. For those purchasing their first home, deposits are an average of 67% higher than 10 years ago and house prices are up 86%. Despite the living wage going up to reflect inflation and the increased cost of living, the price of buying has risen disproportionately; the average salary is only 30% more than in 2013. It is therefore not surprising that FTBs need to team up to secure their first home.


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1 Lloyds

9 April, 2024

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