Welcome to Help to Buy Midlands
Help to Buy is a government scheme providing a range of home ownership options designed to make it more affordable for you to buy a home.
Help to Buy Midlands is the government appointed agent for the Midlands. We cover the East and West Midlands and are here to guide you through the home buying process and help you get a foot on the property ladder.
Where to start?
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Advance was one of the first organisations in the UK to deliver Shared Ownership for customers with long-term disabilities and mental health conditions. It is now the foremost housing provider to offer this type of home ownership. Find out more here about the great work that they do to make a difference to their customers' lives.
Savings are often a key factor in buying your first home. So if you’re thinking about getting on the property ladder, don’t delay, just a few changes to your spending habits will soon add up. Read our top five money management hints and you could be buying your dream home sooner than you think. Read more.
New Help to Buy scheme announced
The Government has announced a new Help to Buy scheme to run from April 2021. It is restricted to first-time buyers and includes regional property price caps to ensure the scheme reaches the people who need it most.
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Parents Scott and Mary wanted their own family home, After living with Mary's mum and saving hard for a deposit, they found shared ownership was the key to realising their dream. Read their story here
First time buyers Paige and Elliot were both living at home saving hard for a deposit but were able to buy their first home sooner than they thought they could with Help to Buy - read their story here.
Danielle and Benjamin found a way out of the rental trap and into home ownership - found out how they did it here.