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First Time Buyer

First-Time Buyer​s

How can we help you?

Teachers Building Society was founded nearly 50 years ago to help teachers onto the property ladder.

  • Our friendly advisors will guide you through the whole process, from start to finish
  • We support a number of government schemes to help individuals with smaller deposits
  • You could buy your first home with just a 5% deposit
  • In-house underwriters mean that we do not rely on a computer-generated response

​Family Mortgages

We recognise that more and more aspiring buyers are having to turn to their families for help, and we have adapted our lending policy to cater for this need.

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Help to Buy

A government initiative designed to support individuals in England and Wales who are struggling to purchase a property.

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Shared Ownership

An affordable home ownership scheme allowing individuals to part-buy and part-rent a property.

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Saving for a house deposit?

Designed to help you save for a mortgage, our Union Home Saver account is available exclusively to members of the National Education Union.

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How much could you borrow?

Use our handy mortgage calculator to find out how much we may be able to lend you and which products may be available to you. 

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Want to have a chat with someone?

You can arrange a call back, send us a message or get straight through to the friendly team on 0800 378 669.

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First-Time Buyer Guide

Buying your first home?

Request a copy of our free mortgage guide containing useful tips and an overview of the home buying process.

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YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE