BSA director general Adrian Coles
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Building Societies Association reports hopes for first time buyers

One in four prospective first-time buyers believe it will take them at least 10 years to have a deposit in place, a survey has suggested.

The report from the Building Societies Association (BSA) said that pessimism in the market remained.

BSA director general told BBC News that despite the barrier of raising a deposit, the survey also pointed towards a small improvement in sentiment.

  • 17 Dec 2012