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Finance information hub

Want to know about new homes mortgages? Looking for ways to buy with a 5% deposit? Getting to grips with the financial side of buying a new home can be overwhelming, especially if it's your first time buying a home Our informative hub is a one-stop shop for everything you might want to know about the financial side of buying a new Persimmon home, including simple guides from trusted experts. Discover how you can make your next step possible with Persimmon. 

Mortgage guides

Take a look at our mortgage-related articles.

How do new build mortgages work

Whether you're taking your first step onto the housing ladder, or you've decided to buy a new build for the first time, you probably have some questions about how the mortgage process works. We spoke to a new build mortgage expert to shed some light on the topic. 

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A guide to mortgages for first time buyers

If you're buying a home for the first time, it can be hard to know where to start. Read on for an explanation of securing a mortgage as a first time buyer, along with what you'll need to know about interest rates, from a new build mortgage expert. 

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What is a green mortgage? 

Buying an energy-efficient new home can help you get cash back rewards, and exclusive interest rates that can help cover moving costs. Read on for everything you need to know about green mortgages and how they work. 

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A guide to porting mortgages

If you want to move house but also want to keep your current interest rate, porting your mortgage could be a solution. Here's how to port your current mortgage to a new home, and when it might be in your best interests to do so. 

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Tips for applying for a mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest and most exciting decisions you can make, so it's good to fully understand the mortgage application process before you start your search. Here are our tips for helping your mortgage process run smoothly. 

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Your mortgage options

The range of mortgage products available can seem like a minefield, but there are a few basics they all have in common. Before you start looking, here's a quick guide to the different types of mortgages available and how they work. 

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Is 2024 a good time to buy a new home? 

Wondering whether 2024 is the right year for you to make a move? Find out why exciting offers and financial products mean it's an ideal time to buy a new build home. 

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Get to know our buying schemes

We know that every one of our buyers is different, from first time buyers to those seeking more space for a family, and from those with smaller deposits to those with homes to sell. Here's a guide to finding out which of our schemes could be right for you. 

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Tips for selling your home

Buying a new home is a huge adventure - but if you already own a home, it's only part of the process. We've put together some top tips for selling your home, from how to get a valuation to helpful schemes that can save you time and money. 

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Solicitors, contracts and completions

The legal process involved in buying a home can be complicated; however the good news is that this will all be handled for you by a solicitor. All you need to do is instruct them to act for you when you reserve your new Persimmon home. 

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What is Stamp Duty?

If you're thinking of buying a home or already own one, you're probably already aware of stamp duty, a government tax that's charged when you buy a property in England and Northern Ireland. Read on to find out how much you might have to pay. 

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Investment opportunities

Whether you're looking to buy a second home, a home to let or strengthen your investment portfolio, a new build offers many long-term opportunities for investment. Here are some of the key considerations to make before you take on the responsibility. 

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Finishing Touches

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Supporting your communities

At Persimmon we're proud to support our local communities. Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. We also have a programme of community events taking place as part of our partnership with Team GB for the 2024 Paris Olympics, along with other great initiatives. 


Community Champions logo

Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Whilst the programme is running, each of our regional offices makes a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to local organisations.

Persimmon Homes official partner with Team GB

We're proud to be one of Team GB's official partners for Paris 2024. In the lead up to the Olympics we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from athlete appearances to competitions and challenges.

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