By James Burton Chief City Correspondent For The Daily Mail
Published: 01:33 BST, 20 April 2019 | Updated: 01:33 BST, 20 April 2019
People struggling to get a foot on the property ladder are being targeted in a low-deposit mortgage boom.
Homebuyers who only have a five per cent deposit now have a choice of 405 different mortgages, according to research.
A decade ago just three deals were available. Average interest rates for these riskier borrowers have also come down sharply.
It suggests the banks are desperate to attract first-time buyers with little money stashed away.
Research by Moneyfacts found there were 405 different mortgage deals now available whereas only a decade ago there were just three
But low-deposit lending leaves customers vulnerable if there is a