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Help to Buy Shared Ownership

Looking to get on the property ladder in Uttlesford? There is Help to Buy your perfect place.

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What is Help to Buy?

The Government has created a range of Help to Buy products to assist those who otherwise wouldn't be able to get a foot on or up the housing ladder.

Whether you are looking to get onto the housing ladder or move up it, there are a number of Help to Buy products designed to make buying a home more affordable, including:

Shared ownership - new build and re-sales

Shared ownership is designed for those who cannot afford to purchase a property on the open market. This scheme allows you to purchase a percentage share of a property and pay a subsidised rent on the remaining share to the housing association selling the property. You can then choose to purchase further shares in the future until you own the property outright.

This scheme can be available on New Build and also second hand properties, which are referred to as re-sale shared ownership. These are homes previously purchased through the scheme and now looking to be sold.

Want to find out more?

For more information contact Help to Buy East and South East by visiting call 0800 456 1188. You can check eligibility and apply online and take your first steps to home ownership.

Equity loans

The Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme is designed to help you purchase specific new-build properties priced up to £600,000 from participating registered developers with as little as a 5% deposit.

The Government lends you up to 20% of the cost of your new-build home, so you'll only need to provide a 5% cash deposit and a 75% mortgage to make up the rest. You also won't be charged loan fees on the 20% loan for the first five years of owning your home.

Want to find out more?

For more information contact Help to Buy South by visiting Help to Buy - Equity Loan or call 0800 456 1188.



Contact Help to Buy East and South East