You can take out a Help to Buy Equity Loan from the government for up to 20% of the purchase price of a new build property (40% in London). You must put down at least 5% deposit from your own savings or a family gift. If the builder is contributing towards the deposit that’s also acceptable, but this needs to be in addition to your 5%.Get Started
You do not make any payments on the equity loan for 5 years and if you want to avoid fees accruing then you would look to pay it off at that time from savings and/or a remortgage. As a responsive mortgage broker we have helped many customers throughout their mortgage process, right until they received the keys to their new property by utilising the Help to Buy Scheme. Book yourself for a free mortgage appointment online to speak to one of our mortgage advisors, who will guide you throughout the entire process.Apply Now
A minimum of a 5% deposit is required for the Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme, although, you can increase this amount up to 20% if you have the ability to do so. The more deposit that you put down, the less the government will need to lend you to make up the 25% overall deposit.
You must be a first time buyer to be able to access the Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme.
The Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme is restricted to new builds only and the builder must be registered for Help to Buy. The maximum property price is capped depending on the property's location. The cap is based on 1.5x the average property price in the region.
You can pay back the equity loan at any time in the first 5 years without incurring any penalties or additional charges. During the first 5 years the equity loan will be interest free. If you do not manage to pay it off within this time frame, you will start receiving interest on the remaining amount, starting at 1.75%.
Help to Buy mortgage rates will vary depending on what sort of deal that you are looking for. Since the deposit is 25% including the government’s loan this means you will be looking at a lower rate of interest than say if you were putting down 10% on a standard (not new build) home.
With the help of a mortgage broker, we can answer any questions related to mortgages. We also provide expert mortgage advice across all the different schemes available. Book your free mortgage appointment online today to see how a mortgage advisor can help you get into the property ladder.
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We'll be here to answer all of your questions about the various help to buy schemes, helping you to decide which one is right for you.
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