We know that buying your first home can be a nerve-wracking experience as a first time buyer, but our experienced Sales team will be there to support you through the process from start to finish. And, with initiatives like Help to Buy available, it’s never been easier for first-time buyers to get on the property ladder, making buying your first home more affordable.
If you’re looking to purchase your first home and have your heart set on a Fletchers Home, we’ve put together some helpful guidance to help you as you embark on this exciting journey. If you’re looking to purchase your first home through Help to Buy, learn more about how this works or contact our Sales team to find out more.
In addition to your deposit, you will also need to pay solicitors fees. The exact cost will vary depending on each solicitor, but on average you can expect to pay between £800 – £1500.
When buyers purchase a property, they sometimes have to pay a tax called ‘Stamp Duty’. However, first time buyers are exempt from paying Stamp Duty if the property they are purchasing is below £500,000.
Most mortgage lenders will require the homeowner to take out buildings insurance to cover the property against any damage. Some mortgage lenders will also require homeowners to take out life insurance too. For more advice and guidance on purchasing a home from us as a first time buyer, get in touch today.