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20th March 2017
Saturday 18th March saw over 4,400 attendees to London’s No.1 event for first time buyers, the London Home Show Spring 2017.
With 47 exhibitors under one roof, the event offered attendees the opportunity to speak to the biggest names in the first time buyer sector, including housing providers, financial advisors, legal experts and more. Attendees could register their interest in the properties and services on offer from exhibitors, and thousands of leads were generated over the course of the day.
15th March 2017
This guest blog comes from Southern Home Ownership, sponsors of the London Home Show Spring 2017.
Southern Home Ownership is part of Southern Housing Group; one of southern England's largest housing associations, with a growing portfolio of over 26,000 homes across London and the South East. We’ve been helping buyers onto the property ladder for over 30 years, making home ownership a reality for more than 4000 households.
15th March 2017
Our latest guest blog comes from L&Q, sponsors of the London Home Show Spring 2017. The blog, by L&Q Regional Sales Director, Lucy Chitty, looks at L&Q's new Shared Ownership awareness campaign, PricedIn Living.
9th March 2017
Today's guest blog is from Tim Seward Head of Property Sales at London Home Show Spring 2017 at Latimer:
First-time buyers struggling to raise enough cash for a deposit to buy a home of their own are increasingly turning to alternative ways of achieving the dream of home ownership.
Although shared ownership is by no means a new initiative – in fact it has been around since the early 1980s - it’s becoming more mainstream and an accepted part of the UK housing market. A recent report showed that the number of shared ownership purchases has risen by more than 130 per cent in six years.