First-time buyers ‘need average deposit of nearly £59,000’

People looking in an estate agent’s window. First-time buyers face needing to find nearly £12,000 more for a deposit than they would have done a year or so ago, Halifax said (Tim Ireland/PA)
People looking in an estate agent’s window. First-time buyers face needing to find nearly £12,000 more for a deposit than they would have done a year or so ago, Halifax said (Tim Ireland/PA)