Getting keys into the hands of more First Time Buyers remains at the heart of what we do today. Learn from our experts about hot topics in the First Time Buyer market and what products and criteria we’re offering to help them into their first homes.

Track Record, a step in the right direction

Lucy Lewis, National Accounts Lead, discusses our Track Record mortgage and how it helps to address some of the current issues for renters.

Article | 19 June 2024

Lucy Lewis

Track Record article

Income Booster: It's a game changer

Are you ready to help your clients take on affordability? Hear why Income Booster (aka Joint Borrower Sole Proprietor) could be a game changer for your first time buyers and people struggling to get back onto the ladder.

Podcast | 3 May 2024

Derek Adams, Jen Lloyd and Andy Charalambous

Income Booster podcast

New Build with Jonathan Evans

Jonathan Evans, Senior National Accounts and New Build Lead, shares his views on New Build.

Video | 26 April 2024

Jonathan Evans

New Build video

Supporting more people into Home Ownership

Lucy Lewis, National Accounts & First Time Buyer Lead, shares her views on First Time Buyers and home ownership.

Article | 12 April 2024

Lucy Lewis

Home Ownership article

The Year of the First Time Buyer

James Robertshaw, Telephone Business Development Manager, provides his views on First Time Buyers from last year and looks ahead at what 2024 could look like.

Article | 27 March 2024

James Robertshaw

The Year of the FTB article

Mortgage revolution - green innovations and inclusion insights

Discover insights into lender innovation and its impact on first-time buyers, along with Skipton’s innovative solutions to support them. They explore initiatives promoting green practices in the mortgage and housing sector, examining their impact on advisers, clients, and the opportunities they present. The conversation also touches on experiences with mentoring schemes, which contribute to creating a more inclusive mortgage advisory sector.

Podcast | 21 November 2023

Kimberley Dondo, Digital Content Manager at Mortgage Strategy, Lucy Lewis, National Accounts Lead at Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries and Robert Sinclair, CEO at AMI.

Mortgage revolution podcast

Supporting First Time Buyers

Charlotte Harrison, Skipton's CEO - Home Financing and Clare Beardmore, Director at L&G Mortgage Club, discuss the roles of lenders and Mortgage Clubs in supporting First Time Buyers.

Video | 17 November 2023

Derek Adams

Supporting First Time Buyers video

Maximising opportunities for first time buyers

There’s never been a tougher time to be a first-time home buyer. With the soaring cost of living, high interest rates, and the feeling of owning a home seeming out of reach for many, how can mortgage lenders and brokers maximise opportunities in the first-time buyer market and help their customers get onto the ladder?

Podcast | 28 September 2023

Jen Lloyd Head of Mortgage Products and Proposition at Skipton and James Kinns New Build Director at the Mortgage Store

First Time Buyers podcast

The courage of a First Time Buyer

National Account Lead, Derek Adams, looks at the challenges faced by First Time Buyers and what Skipton Building Society is doing to try and help them.

Article | 27 September 2023

Derek Adams

Courage of an FTB article

Life after Help to Buy

James Robertshaw, Business Development Manager, provides his views on life after Help to Buy and options to consider.

Article | 20 June 2023

James Robertshaw

Help to Buy article

How brokers can help their clients to overcome the affordability challenge

Against the backdrop of a volatile economy and rising interest rates, many first-time buyers are questioning whether they will ever be able to enter the property market. With the hurdles to entry only increasing, how can brokers help their clients to overcome the most common set-backs that stand between them and their dream home?

Podcast | 16 June 2023

Building Society for Intermediaries with Craig Hall Director of New Homes at LSL Financial Services

Affordability challenge podcast

Track Record - no deposit needed

Listen to our panel of experts discuss the new, no-deposit, Track Record.

Podcast | 10 May 2023

Kimberley Dondo, Digital Content Manager at Mortgage Strategy, Charlotte Harrison, CEO of Home Financing at Skipton Building Society, and Andrew Montlake, MD at Coreco.

Track Record podcast
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