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Swimming Pools, Slides and Bowling Alleys Top Children’s Property Wish List

Autumn may be in full swing but it would seem that we still have summer on our minds as homes with swimming pools are revealed to top the wish lists of children under 10. Share to Buy surveyed one thousand 6 – 10 year olds about their hopes for their future home, focusing on what…

Shared Ownership Round Up: 09.11.2018

No matter where you are in the UK, Shared Ownership can help you to take those important first steps onto the property ladder! Check out some of the latest new build and resale homes listed on Share to Buy with properties available all across the country. Shared Ownership homes in Surrey Bleriot Gate by So Resi. One…

Jargon Busting: Staircasing in 30 seconds or less

There’s a lot of myths and misconceptions around the Shared Ownership scheme, what it is and what happens once you’ve bought your home through the part buy/part rent scheme. Surely I can never fully own a Shared Ownership home? What happens if my financial circumstances change and I want to buy more shares? Do I have…

Guest Blog: Humphreys and Co. Solicitors: Shared Ownership Stamp Duty changes

In the Budget on 29th October 2018 the scope of “First-Time Buyer Relief” (more accurately called first-time owner relief, since prior ownership of inherited property excludes from eligibility) was extended, with retrospective effect back to 22nd November 2017. First-Time Buyer Relief now extends to eligible buyers in all shared ownership (new-build and resale) purchase transactions,…

Autumn Budget: Stamp Duty abolished on Shared Ownership homes

Following yesterday’s Autumn Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed that Stamp Duty is to be abolished for all first time buyers purchasing a Shared Ownership property valued up to £500,000. The speech, which was delivered Mr Hammond on Monday 29th November, recognises the importance of the Shared Ownership scheme by raising the starting point of…

Budget 2018: Stamp duty cut for Shared Ownership

Today’s Budget contained some great news for first time buyers looking to get on the property ladder via Shared Ownership. The Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that Stamp Duty will be cut for all Shared Ownership homes up to a value of £500,000. The Chancellor added that he would make the relief retrospective, applying to any…

Have a homely Halloween!

Halloween is just around the corner and so comes the dilemma of whether or not to decorate your home. It would seem that if it’s not for Christmas then the majority of us just aren’t keen on purchasing decorative pieces that we’ll only use one day out of the year. So, before you start to…

Shared Ownership homes: Weekly round up

No matter where you are in the UK, Shared Ownership can help you to take those important first steps onto the property ladder! Check out some of the latest new build and resale homes listed on Share to Buy with properties available all across the country. Shared Ownership homes in London Lomond House by Clarion Housing. One…

Shared Ownership Myth Busting

You’ve been looking into Shared Ownership and think it might be the right scheme for you… but then you hear some things on the grapevine that unsettle you. There’s no family homes, just tiny starter flats. It’s impossible to get a mortgage and even if you do, you’ll have to share your new abode with…

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