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Affordable homes specialist Home Group has just launched a new collection of 12 one- and two-bedroom apartments in Wokingham, Berkshire that are available on a shared ownership basis. These affordable new homes can be purchased with a minimum share of 35%.
With market values starting at £182,000, that means eligible house-hunters could get on the property ladder for as little as £63,875 at Wiltshire Place. The starting price for a two-bedroom property is £83,125, based on a full market value of £237,000.
House-hunters on the search for affordable new homes in London can still pick up a one-bedroom apartment at Hale Village, a development in Tottenham Hale from Newlon Home Ownership. These shared ownership properties have a market value from £149,000 and can be purchased with a minimum 35% share, from £52,150.
This weekend sees the grand opening of Bristol's high-specification Lakeshore development from Aster Homes - a unique collection of eco-apartments sitting over their own lake, less than four miles from the city centre.
Hightown Homes is holding an open evening this Thursday, 29th March 2012, at Maple Lawns in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, to offer homebuyers interested in purchasing an affordable new-build property under a shared ownership arrangement an opportunity to see the homes for themselves and discover more about the purchase scheme.
Hampshire has history and great countryside, including the New Forest, and a stunning coastline and beaches. Many people are choosing to make this favourite holiday destination their permanent home, and there is no better time to find a property to buy in the county.
Talk to any prospective first-time buyer and it would seem that home ownership remains an impossible dream. Recent reports have shown that the average cost of renting a home in the UK has risen to an all time high of £713 a month, making saving for a deposit all but impossible. And even for those who can save, mortgage lenders are still requiring much higher levels of savings than most people will ever lay their hands on. The "bank of Mum and Dad" can help some, but not all.
At the age of 59, some ten years after stepping off the property ladder, Diana LeClerc found herself able to make a fresh start with homeownership thanks to a shared ownership arrangement with Orbit Homes.
From smart new apartments sold on a shared ownership basis, to affordable houses available with a shared equity scheme, Warwickshire has a good range of options available to cash-strapped first-time buyers looking for a starter home.
Family Mosaic has today unveiled the first show homes at Reflections, the company's development of affordable new homes on City Road, central London. The 14-storey tower comprises 50 one- and two-bedroom apartments, many with superb views over the City Road Basin, off the Regent's Canal, or the panorama of London.