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How Long Would It Take You To Save Up For A Deposit On A House?

Enter your postcode to find out.

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We all know house prices are out of control.

In London, for example, first-time buyers have to find nine times their annual income to afford a home, according to the Nationwide Building Society. But how bad is the problem where you live?
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In London, for example, first-time buyers have to find nine times their annual income to afford a home, according to the Nationwide Building Society. But how bad is the problem where you live?

The average deposit first-time buyers pay in the UK is 20%.

But obviously, house prices vary from region to region. To find out how long it would take you to save up for the average home in your area (which is admittedly a bit more expensive than the average first-time buyer's home), enter your postcode below and use the slider to specify how much you'd be willing to save each month. We've taken the house price data from Zoopla.
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But obviously, house prices vary from region to region. To find out how long it would take you to save up for the average home in your area (which is admittedly a bit more expensive than the average first-time buyer's home), enter your postcode below and use the slider to specify how much you'd be willing to save each month. We've taken the house price data from Zoopla.