Help to Buy is a government led scheme to help hard working people like you take the first steps to buying your own home.\n\nThis scheme is often associated with first time buyers but did you know that it can also benefit those buyers looking to move up the ladder? The scheme offers an equity loan where the government lends first time buyers and existing homeowners money to buy a new build home. \n\nIf you're thinking of making your next move, Your Move can help you when it comes to selling your current home, finding a new home and even with your mortgage.\n\nDo you qualify?\n\nTo qualify for the scheme in England your home must:\n\n\n\tBe a new build property\n\tHave a purchase price of maximum £600,000\n\tBe the only home you own\n\tNot be sub-let or rented out after purchase\n\n\nTerms and conditions apply, for further information see www.helptobuy.gov.uk.\n\nThe Scottish and Welsh Government run similar Help to Buy schemes - click below to find out more.\n\nHelp to Buy Wales Help to Buy Scotland\n\nPlease be aware that by clicking onto the above links you are leaving the Your Move website. Please note that neither Your Move nor PRIMIS Mortgage Network are responsible for the accuracy of the information contained within the linked sites accessible from this page.\n\nHow does it work?\n\n\n\tYou need a minimum of 5% deposit\n\tThe government lends you up to 20% of the property value (up to 40% if buying within Greater London)\n\tYou'll need to secure up to a 75% mortgage\n\tThe loan is interest free for the first 5 years and then interest is charged thereafter\n\n\nStill not clear on how Help to Buy works? Not sure if it’s right for you? For more information on the Help to Buy scheme or mortgages book an appointment online with a Your Move mortgage adviser today.\n\nStart your property search >\n\nYOUR PROPERTY MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE.\n\nThis firm usually charges a fee for mortgage advice. The amount of the fee will depend upon your circumstances and will be discussed and agreed with you at the earliest opportunity.