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Direction Law: Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday extension

How does the extended deadline impact shared owners and first time buyers? Stamp Duty Holiday Stamp Duty Land Tax to give it it’s full title (generally shortened to SDLT) is a tax payable on the purchase of a property. On July 8th 2020 the Chancellor announced a ‘Stamp Duty Holiday’, which as of the Budget…

L&Q: Shared Ownership available at regeneration hotspot in West London

One, two and three bedroom apartments at Regency Heights – ideal for first time buyers Offering first time buyers an opportunity to get on to the property ladder, L&Q has launched a brand new collection of Shared Ownership homes at L&Q at Regency Heights; part of one of the UK’s largest regeneration schemes at Old…

Southern Home Ownership brings Shared Ownership to London Docklands

Two and three bedroom apartments available in West Silvertown, East London Situated in the heart of the historic London Docklands neighbourhood, one of the capital’s most dynamic spots, is Southern Home Ownership’s new development, The Refinery. The Refinery is a collection of two and three bedroom apartments, available to purchase though Shared Ownership. Each home…

Common items lost when moving house cost us £202

  By leaving behind things like step ladders, stashed cash, keys and plant pots, the average person stands to lose £202 for being forgetful when moving. That totals around £2.37 million in lost items each year! TV remotes, phones, keys, glasses and shoes are all some of the most commonly misplaced items in our homes.…

Budget 2021: Housing Overview

How will the recent budget announcement help first time buyers? On Wednesday 3rd March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his Budget in the House of Commons, announcing the government’s spending plans for the year ahead. A number of key announcements were made including an extension of the Stamp Duty holiday and 95% mortgages to help budding…

Origin Housing: Shared Ownership homes available at Harrow One

Contemporary first time buyer apartments for sale in Greater London Recent research has revealed that one third of first time buyers continue to list access to public transport in their top priorities when searching for their new home. Known for its excellent transport links across the capital and beyond, the London Borough of Harrow is home to 10 tube…

SiteSales Property Group: Shared Ownership now available in East London

Two bedroom apartments with year-long month service charge holiday in Newham Traders’ Quarter, Royal Wharf E16 Each apartment at Traders’ Quarter in East London offers a high quality specification throughout, which is especially noted in the kitchen where you will find Siemens appliances, Silestone worktops, tiled splashbacks with LED under unit lighting and white gloss…

Step onto the property ladder in London with Shared Ownership

Check out five of the top first time buyer homes in the capital! London has long been a highly competitive property market, signalled by the average starter home price increasing 1.2% year on year and the resulting sky-high deposits needed to get on the ladder.  Alternative routes to home ownership, such as Shared Ownership, are helping open…

Government announce further Help to Buy extension due to COVID-19

Current equity loan applicants have until end of May to complete on their new home Homes England have confirmed that those buying a home through the current Help to Buy scheme, which was due to expire at the end of March, will now have until Monday 31st May 2021 to complete on the purchase of…

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