Planning

Buying your first home

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Like you, every home is unique. Because we understand that buying your first home is as individual as you are, there's a few things you'll want to consider.

Guides and checklists

Guides and checklists

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Your journey to home ownership

10 steps towards buying your first home

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Common questions

Answers to some common financial queries from first-time buyers

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Resources

Sources of further information when buying a home

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Expert tips on property hunting

An award-winning estate agent and a chartered surveyor share their insights on getting the most from viewings

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Financing your dream wedding and honeymoon

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Financing your dream wedding and honeymoon

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Mortgages explained

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Mortgages explained

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Financial health check

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Financial health check

Three quick steps to find out your financial health

Budgeting for your baby

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Budgeting for your baby

Preparing for your new arrival and managing the immediate costs of becoming a parent

Articles and videos

Articles and videos

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Case study: Jilly's costs after moving in

A first-time buyer reveals some of the costs involved in her move

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Case study: A couple buy their first home

The costs for Laura and Jamie to move in together

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People my age don't believe they can own a home

Most people my age don't see buying a house as a possibility

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Perfecting a balancing act pays off

There is always a tricky balancing act involved in buying a property: do you go for the best house or the best…

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Navigating the property maze

Top tips for finding the property of your dreams

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Financial health check

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Tools

Tools

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How much can I borrow?

Use this calculator to work out how much we may be prepared to lend you

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Overpayment calculator

The overpayments calculator is intended to provide a general overview of the time and interest that may be saved…

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Repayments calculator

The question everyone asks when they look at a house. What are the repayments?

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Mortgage finder

Use this tool to find and compare the HSBC mortgages that may be available to you

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Budget Calculator

Work out your budget to find out how much you can afford to spend on your new home

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Mortgages explained

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Mortgages explained

Find out more about the choices available when looking at which mortgage is right for you

Financial health check

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Financial health check

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Budgeting for your baby

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Budgeting for your baby

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Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Need financial advice?

We can help give you expert advice for your individual circumstances.

See how we can help

Need to talk to us?

To discuss options or book an appointment:

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