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Buying your first home

So, you're ready to buy your first home? Buying a home will probably be the biggest financial commitment you’ll make. Whilst it may seem a little scary to think of it this way, it’s also a very exciting time and owning your first home can also be a very rewarding experience. Before making the decision to start the home buying process it’s a good idea to do some research.

The house buying process can seem complicated, especially to first time buyers. To help you understand the buying process we have spoken to some of our members who have just bought their first homes.


Saving to buy your first home?

Starting to build for your future is an exciting time but it can also feel like an impossible task to save for a deposit. Getting into the habit of saving, even if it is only a small amount each month, will help you on your way to owning your own home.

If you are looking to start saving for a deposit take a look at our First Home Saver account. Depending on how much you save it offers a cash bonus of up to £1,000, should you go on to complete a mortgage with the Newcastle.

Downloadable guides for first time buyers

To help you on your way to buying your first home we have put some fact sheets guides together for you.

Moving home checklist

Guide to looking for your first home