Share to Buy – making housing affordable?
In an age where barriers to home ownership seem ever higher, affordable home ownership schemes can make a real difference. Share to Buy is committed to making affordable housing schemes truly accessible and transparent online. Our main website, sharetobuy.com, is a ‘one stop shop’ for affordable home ownership schemes – you can search for Shared Ownership properties and find a mortgage to buy them with, all in one process.
Our London portal, www.sharetobuy.com/firststeps, is the official home of the Mayor of London’s FIRST STEPS scheme. FIRST STEPS covers all the main affordable home ownership products in London – including Shared Ownership (part buy part rent).
Share to Buy started as mortgage brokers focused on shared mortgages in 2004, expanding into a property portal and ‘one stop shop’ in 2010. Share to Buy continues to offer mortgage services focused on the affordable homes sector, and as such, Share to Buy ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We have used our experience as mortgage brokers to build a property portal where affordability is a key part of the interactive experience: for each property, we estimate the deposit needed to buy the home and the potential monthly payments when you move in.
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20th September 2017
Shared Ownership Week returns for its fifth year, 21st - 27th September. Shared Ownership week raises awareness this home ownership scheme which offers a life line to thousands of first time buyers.
19th September 2017
Countdown to the London Home Show Autumn 2017: Our sponsor Crest Nicholson give you the low down on their fantastic development Dylon Works, available via Help to Buy London.
18th September 2017
Countdown to the London Home Show Autumn 2017: Hear Marco and Olga's story about buying their first home for their young family with Notting Hill Sales.
16th September 2017
Countdown to the London Home Show Autumn 2017: L&Q's Lucy Chitty dispells some of the myths about home ownership.
We also provide the London Home Show each Spring & Autumn, supported by the Mayor of London it's the No.1 event for first time buyers in the capital. We bring together the biggest names in the first time buyer sector, with housing providers, solictiors & mortgage brokers exhibiting throughout the day. If you're at the beginning of your journey, you can also take advantage of our Ask the Expert Q&A sessions to give you a great overview of your options and the buying process. We hope to see you at the next London Home Show, keep an eye out for announcements on our Share to Buy Facebook page in the Spring and the Autumn.