First-Time Buyers

Buying your first home is an exciting time but it can be a little overwhelming, that’s why here at Jelson we’re happy to offer help for first time home buyers and we’ll be with you for every step of the home buying journey, from applying for your mortgage to selecting your kitchen worktops, we can help you at every stage. 

When you purchase a Jelson home, you will receive support throughout the buying process, our helpful sales advisors can guide you through your first visit to one of our showhomes and explain key features of the property. Once you’ve viewed your selected house type, our advisors can talk you through the next steps in your home buying journey, including recommending trusted mortgage advisors and explaining any home buying schemes you're interested in.

Once you purchase a Jelson home, you will gain access to your very own My Jelson Home portal which has lots of handy guides and home demonstration videos showing you how to use and adjust items in your home, one of our most popular home demonstration videos is how to adjust the pressure of your boiler. So you can have complete confidence and independence in your home ownership. My Jelson Home portal can be accessed whenever you require. 

There are lots of factors when buying your first home, which we talk about in our step by step guide, which include key steps such as: 

•Firstly, you need to consider costs. Think about your deposit, Stamp Duty (if applicable) and solicitor’s fees.

•Then you need to understand how to improve your credit rating.

•Understanding mortgages and how to apply for one.

There is a lot of advice for first time home buyers, so to make it a little easier to find exactly what you need, we have grouped together the information that is most relevant to you.


Advice For First-Time Buyers

If you’re not sure what Stamp Duty is, or how to close your Help to Buy ISA, we have lots of useful first-time buyer guides and articles.

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Help for First-Time Buyers

Mortgage Helpline

Contrary to media coverage, mortgage criteria are being relaxed by certain providers and there are some cracking deals around.


Visiting a Show Home

Not visited a show home before? Find out what to expect in our handy visiting guide, which will talk you through how to book, what happens during your visit, and where you can find further information when you find your dream home.