With only a 5% deposit needed - Help to Buy gives our customers the opportunity to start looking for their dream home sooner than they thought.

What is the Help to Buy: Equity Loan?

The Help to Buy: Equity Loan is a scheme backed by HM Government. It is exclusively available on new build properties up to £186,100 in the North East.

  • It is available to first-time buyers only
  • You’ll only need a minimum deposit of 5% to purchase your dream home
  • The Government will lend you up to 20% of the value of the new home through an equity loan which can be repaid at any time during the loan term or on the sale of your home
  • The loan is interest free for the first 5 years of owning your home
  • You’ll only need to secure up to a 75% mortgage
  • There is a range of competitive mortgage rates available
  • You will own 100% of your home!

How does the loan work?

For first-time buyers looking to move into a new home, Help to Buy makes it possible.

If your dream home was on the market for £120,000:

You would only need to pay a minimum of 5% deposit, could lend up to a £24,000 Equity Loan from the Government which is interest free for 5 years and secure up to a 75% mortgage before the home is yours!

For more information (including advice on fees and paying back your loan)
please download the Help to Buy Buyers’ Guide.

Looking for more information on how Help to Buy could help you?

For more information simply use the search tool below to find your dream home and call the friendly Sales Executive on the development.  

Here are our Terms and Conditions.