The latest articles on buying schemes

  1. There are several schemes to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder. But how can you know which is right for you? We take a look at all the first-time buyer schemes and break down the pros and cons of each.

  2. 95% mortgages are now widely available from major banks and building societies, meaning you don’t have to save up such a big deposit to buy your own home.

  3. Help to Save is a government-backed savings account with benefits: you can earn a bonus of 50p for every £1 you save over four years.

  4. Right to Buy is a government scheme that offers council and housing association tenants help to buy the home they are renting. 

  5. Affordable housing offers a subsidised route to home ownership through government schemes, or subsidised rents for people on low incomes.