House rules: how to get your first mortgage

Buying a house has never been more difficult but there are ways to endear yourself to your bank and find your dream home

Things which help demonstrate a borrower’s desirability to a bank include savings and paying rent. Photograph: iStock

Things which help demonstrate a borrower’s desirability to a bank include savings and paying rent. Photograph: iStock

It has never been easy being a first-time buyer but it has rarely been harder than it is today.

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