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Shared ownership housing: properties at Great Chesterford

New shared ownership properties are now available at Chesterford Meadows in Great Chesterford.

Open event

Find out more about these new homes at an open event arranged by Homemade Homes.

Location: Chesterfords Community Centre

Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023

Time: 4pm to 6:30pm

Find more information and arrange an invite on the Homemade homes website.

Request an invite

About the homes

Homemade Homes who are part Accent Housing Association have 9 homes available on a shared ownership basis.

Location

London Road, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1QR

Type of houses on offer

2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. Terraced and semi-detached.

Find out more

You can find more details about the homes available and the costs on the Homemade Homes website.
 

How shared ownership works

You can buy a home through the shared ownership scheme if you cannot afford all of the deposit and mortgage payments for a home that meets your needs.

You buy a share of the property and pay rent to a landlord on the rest.

When you buy a home through shared ownership, you:

  • buy a share between - in the Chesterford development you can buy a share of 40% or more of the home's full market value
  • pay rent to the landlord for the share they own
  • usually pay monthly ground rent and service charges, for example towards the maintenance of communal areas
     

Buying your share

The share you can buy is 40% or more.

You can take out a mortgage to buy your share or pay for it with savings. You'll also need to pay a deposit, usually between 5% and 10% of the share you're buying.

All shared ownership homes (houses and flats) are leasehold properties.
 

Who can apply

Priority will initially be given to anyone with a local connection to the Uttlesford district.  A household income of £80,000 a year or less is required to be eligible to apply for the properties.