Get more for your money with Shared Ownership from Catalyst

Saving for a deposit can feel like a daunting, if not impossible task in London, where average deposits are reaching into the six figures.

Thankfully, all hope is not lost for the capital’s first time buyers – alternative home ownership options such as Help to Buy and Shared Ownership are helping eligible buyers find value for money.

Housing association Catalyst offers a wide range of homes available for Shared Ownership and Help to Buy, across London and the Home Counties.

NEON Living from Catalyst, available on Share to Buy

In vibrant, multicultural North West London, NEON is ideal for the modern family. Homes feature ample storage solutions with coveted cupboard space, dedicated utility rooms, as well as built-in storage in all two and three bedroom apartments – all without straining the budget. Located in Burnt Oak, NEON is the area’s only Shared Ownership development and homes’ full market values are 20% lower than the average seen in neighbouring Colindale.

ARRO Exterior from Catalyst, available on Share to Buy

In central Southall, ARRO offers a stylish and affordable way onto the property ladder with studio, one, and two bedroom Shared Ownership apartments. Perfect for younger buyers struggling to get on the ladder while maintaining their city lifestyle – deposits start from less than £5,000, meaning a home of their own in an area rife with opportunity.

Southall Village Bedroom from Catalyst, available on Share to Buy

Also in Southall and adjacent to the Grand Union Canal, the award-winning regeneration scheme Southall Village is now over 60% sold. The new neighbourhood, being built over multiple phases, will feature 1,200 new homes set around landscaped green spaces. Helping put canal-side London living within reach of young families, the development features the area’s only new build houses and the last remaining three bedroom houses are available through Help to Buy.

Aspire Exterior from Catalyst, available on Share to Buy

Tucked away in the leafy urban village Hanwell, in the Borough of Ealing, Aspire at St Bernard’s Gate offers access to some of West London’s best amenities, without the area’s well established price premiums. Aspire comprises of spacious one and two bedroom apartments available through both Shared Ownership and Help to Buy, set on historic grounds.