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If you need help to buy your own home

If you can't afford to buy a property on the open market, the Government has created the Help to Buy scheme to assist you towards taking your first steps on the property ladder.

Help to Buy includes several products not all of which are limited to first time buyers or restricted to new build properties:

You will need to register for Equity loans or the Mortgage Guarantee scheme using the links above. Many developers across our district will offer these products on new build homes.

Read more about Help to Buy on the Help to Buy East South East website. The government has published more information on affordable home ownership on the Own Your Home website and website.

Download a copy of the New Homes Survey Report