Buying your first home? Free guide available

A free new factsheet is available for members who are thinking about buying their first home.

Produced by Police Mutual, which provides financial services and welfare support to the police service, the online guide is packed with information for first-time buyers.

It includes tips on saving for a deposit and budgeting. There are sections on shared ownership, on the associated costs of buying – such as stamp duty and legal costs – and on the pros and cons of buying.

If you’re thinking of getting on the property ladder, read the guide.