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.

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Latest News

  1. Help to Buy event at Arden Gate Birmingham

    Upmarket residential developer, Court Collaboration, is giving Birmingham property hunters an opportunity to get on to or move up the ladder with a Help to Buy event at its stunning Arden Gate development on Saturday 30 November.

    Discover more here.

  2. First time buyers bucking the trend in Shropshire

    With the average age of first time buyers in the UK currently being 33, these twenty-somethings in Shropshire are defying the odds by securing their first home at Countryside’s popular Linwood Park development in Shifnal.  Read their story here.

  3. Forces Help to Buy scheme extended for a further three years

    The Forces Help to Buy scheme that helps military personnel get on the housing ladder has been extended until the end of 2022, the Defence Secretary has announced. Read more here.

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Customer Stories

  1. First time buyers bucking the trend in Shropshire

    With the average age of first time buyers in the UK currently being 33, these twenty-somethings in Shropshire are defying the odds by securing their first home at Countryside’s popular Linwood Park development in Shifnal.  Read their story here.

     

  2. Second time lucky for first time buyers

    Hilary came to the UK in 1999 from Zimbabwe and had been privately renting with his wife Muchaneta, for six years before their dream of being homeowners finally came to fruition.

    They used the Help to Buy scheme to buy their first home - read how they did it here.

  3. Bogdan and Maria find their way out of the rental trap

    Bogdan & Maria found themselves stuck in the rental trap – with their private rent being so high, they realised just how hard it was to save for a deposit so they could finally get on the property ladder.  As Bogdan says; “We just wanted our own place and security for the family”.

    Find out how their dream of home owenership became a reality here.