BUYING YOUR NEW HOME WITH HELP TO BUY

 

Thanks to the new Government-backed equity scheme ‘Help to Buy‘,
you could buy a new home with a 5% deposit plus a 20% equity loan from the Government.

The Buttercross - Help to Buy

 

MORE HELP TO BUY

 

Help to buy is the new Government-backed scheme.  Those looking to buy a new home (whether first time buyers or existing home owners) only need a 5% deposit to buy a new home, up to £600,000 in value,and qualify for some of the best mortgage rates available.

 

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

 

  • Help to Buy is available to all new homebuyers, not just first time buyers
  • You only need a minimum 5% deposit to qualify
  • The Government will lend you up to 20% of the value of your property through an equity loan
  • The loan can be repaid at any time or on the sale of your home.
  • You will only need to secure up to a 75% mortgage from a bank or building society.
  • Only available on new build homes
  • This offer is available to anyone who wishes to reserve now!
  • Help to Buy is only available on new homes in England.

 

FAQs


How does it work?

Buyers will be provided with an equity loan of up to 20% of the value of the property.  This will be interest free for the first five years.


What happens after the five years?

After this period, a fee of 1.75% is payable on the equity loan, this will rise by RPI inflation plus 1%.


When will I have to pay back the loan?

The loan can be repaid at any time within the first 25 years (or the terms of mortgage), or alternatively on the sale of the property.


Why has Help to Buy been set up?

The Government is continuing its pledgeto help more people across the country become homeowners.  It is also concerned with increasing the supply of low-deposit mortgages and new housing.


Am I able to buy a house under the new scheme?

If you can raise a 5% deposit you will be able to buy a new home under Help to Buy.


What is the maximum property purchase price?

The maximum home purchase price is £600,000.


Is the scheme just for first-time buyers?

Help to Buy is available for both first-time buyers and existing homeowners.


Can I use Help to Buy for a buy-to-let property?

The scheme is only available on properties that will be occupied by the person or persons who have taken out the mortgage.


Am I able to get an interest only mortgage using Help to Buy?

The scheme is only available in relation to capital repayment mortgages.
 

 
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