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Covid Cancelled Wedding Helps Couple Onto The Property Ladder

AFTER seven years of renting and two cancelled weddings, an impulse decision had a happy ending for Claire Rimmer and Paul Love.

Using their wedding fund as a deposit and with the aid of a Help to Buy equity loan, the couple have moved into a home of their own at Balmoral Gardens in Southport.

“We’d always talked about buying our own home but hadn’t really saved as it felt...

Help to Buy on the decline, but will housebuilders miss it? 

The latest research by the new-build sales optimisation platform, Unlatch , has revealed that the impact of the Help to Buy scheme within the new-build sector has been in slow decline, despite Help to Buy transactions still accounting for a sizable proportion of homes delivered by the nation’s three biggest housebuilders.

Launched in 2013, Help to Buy has been helping homebuyers onto...

Best of Both Worlds: Latest Apartments Launch At Barratt London's Hendon Waterside Scheme

Barratt London has launched its latest phase of apartments at its popular Hendon Waterside development in West Hendon, NW9. Parkview Apartments offer buyers a collection of one, two and three-bedroom homes located in one of London’s latest regeneration hotspots, Hendon.

Designed by international award-winning architect Allies and Morrison and built around landscaped courtyard gardens...

The Help to Buy Hotspots for first-time buyers

Research by MoveStreets, the property portal designed for the mobile generation, has revealed which areas of the nation offer the highest levels of Help to Buy availability for first-time buyers, as well as where the scheme is highest in demand.

MoveStreets analysed current property stock listed across each county and how many of these homes offer Help to Buy eligibility for those in...

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The UK’s Help to Buy Homebuyer Hotspots

Research by lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed which cities are currently seeing the most demand from homebuyers for properties eligible for Help to Buy (H2B).

With the current Help to Buy equity loan scheme expiring last month, homebuyers will have been glad to see the Government announce a replacement scheme to start as of this April. The latest version of...

Help to buy homebuyers facing £32k interest repayment increases

The latest research by Yes Homebuyers has revealed just how much profit the government could be making via the Help to Buy (H2B) equity loan scheme due to be introduced in April.

This latest rehash of the Help to Buy initiative only requires homebuyers to save a 5% deposit with the government adding a further 20%, or 40% if you’re buying in London. Homebuyers are only required to...

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Changes to help to buy - What buyers need to know

The Government-backed Help to Buy scheme has helped over 270,000 new home buyers since it was introduced in 2013. However, from 1st April this year, the scheme is changing. Emma Cotterill, regional sales and marketing director for Kier Living Western, explains what local buyers need to know.

Help to Buy was introduced to help new home purchasers with deposit funds. Initially open to...