The Government has created the Help to Buy scheme to help you take steps to buy your own home. Whether you want to get onto the housing ladder or move up it, Help to Buy makes it possible to buy a new-build or existing home priced up to £600,000 with as little as a 5% deposit.
To find out about other shared ownership opportunities throughout the South East of England visit: helptobuy.org.uk
You can register your details so that you have access to all available schemes, check your eligibility and make an application for schemes or products you are interested in.
How does Help to Buy Equity loan work?
The Government lends you between 10% and 20% of the cost of your new-build home, so that you’ll only need a 5% cash deposit and 75% mortgage to make up the rest. For more information visit www.helptobuyese.org.uk
How does a Help to Buy ISA work?
If you are saving to buy your first home, save money into a Help to Buy: ISA and the Government will boost your savings by 25%. So, for every £200 you save, receive a government bonus of £50. The maximum government bonus you can receive is £3,000. For more information visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk