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Help for First Time Buyers

Whatever your situation there is an option for you to buy or rent a home that is affordable to you.

Currently Help to Buy Midlands is the local organisation providing help to people in the district.

Their options include:

  • Equity Loan - This is a loan of between 10 percent - 20 percent of the value of your new home which the Government will give you to help you buy a newly built house
  • Shared Ownership: You will have a share in the property for which you may have a mortgage for and the other half is owned by a Housing Association who charge you rent

You can also look for shared ownership properties property search websites including Rightmove and Zoopla.

The Housing Associations below offer Shared Ownership properties around Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Warwickshire:

  • Dales Housing
  • Derwent Living
  • Futures HomeScape
  • Asra Housing Group
  • Warwickshire Rural Housing Association

Forces Help to Buy Scheme

If you are Regular Service Personnel the government has set up a scheme to help you with the cost of buying a home. Visit the Government website for full details.

Last updated 15 February 2019
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