Help to Buy Index

Learn about the Help to Buy equity loan

For first time buyers interested in buying a Help to Buy home, Share to Buy offers tons of handy guides, informational articles and jargon busting videos about the equity loan scheme.

Please note that the Help to Buy equity loan closed to new applicants on October 31st, 2022.

Help to Buy applications now closed
The Help to Buy scheme officially closed to new applicants on October 31st, 2022. Find out what this means for you!
Help to Buy alternatives
As Help to Buy comes to an end, check out some of the other affordable homeownership options available to first time buyers.
Help to Buy 101
What you need to know about the equity loan including the types of homes available, repayments and the Help to Buy ISA.
Changes to the Help to Buy scheme
An article explaining the previous changes to the Help to Buy scheme in April 2021.
Finding, buying and selling your home
A guide to searching, applying for and purchasing a home through the Help to Buy scheme.
Pros & Cons
Discusses the benefits of Help to Buy and whether it’s the right home-buying scheme for you.
Find the Help to Buy agent in your area
If purchasing a Help to Buy home, you will need to apply via one of three agents for the North, South, and Midlands and London.
Help to Buy vs. Shared Ownership
An outline of how Help to Buy differs from the part-buy part-rent scheme so you can make an informed decision.
Help to Buy Success Stories
Hear from real first time buyers who purchased their homes with the assistance of Help to Buy.
Jargon Busting Videos
A collection of succinct videos which explain key home-buying terms such as Help to Buy and London Help to Buy in just 30 seconds.

Share to Buy is a one stop shop for affordable homes. On our website, you can search for propertiescompare mortgages, and find out all you need to know about alternative home buying schemes such as Shared Ownership via our FAQs and guides.