WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?

WHAT IS AFFORDABLE HOUSING?

If you’re hoping to buy your first home, you might have come across the term ‘affordable housing’. In theory, ‘affordable housing’ refers to properties that are offered for sale or rent for below their market value – usually as part of a scheme backed by the...
THE BIG QUESTIONS ON HELP-TO-BUY

THE BIG QUESTIONS ON HELP-TO-BUY

With the new Help to Buy scheme due to commence in April 2021 and the recent government announcement of an extension to the current Help to Buy scheme, this has led to many having questions regarding current and future applications to the scheme.   Current scheme...
SHARED OWNERSHIP

SHARED OWNERSHIP

The generational challenge of rising house prices Decades of rising house prices have stretched affordability to breaking point for thousands of prospective first-time buyers. The average house price stands at £228,000; eight times the average wage in the UK1. In the...