What was claimed
Almost three-quarters of first time buyers say paying upfront costs like stamp duty will be more of a challenge than paying for a mortgage deposit.
That’s not quite what the poll said. 72% of potential first-time buyers said that paying for upfront costs like stamp duty and removals would be ‘difficult’. 69% said saving for a mortgage deposit would also be ‘difficult’. 34% said it would be ‘difficult’ to meet the monthly mortgage payments.