After years of waiting and frustration, first time house buyers are once more being offered mortgages that lend 95% of the cost of a home.
It's one of a series of measures being rolled out to kickstart the housing market.
But how much will it help the thousands of people who are desperate to get their feet on the bottom rung of the housing ladder? Our business correspondent Carole Green has been trying to find out.
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Safe to say there is very little to get excited about as far as our weather is concerned! All very autumnal over the next few days!
It's certainly not the brightest of starts to the day, with drizzly rain in places.
It will feel much milder tonight that it did last night, with patchy showers around the coasts.