Chancellor Philip Hammond said the scheme would not be extended beyond 2016; so applicants need to apply by 31 December 2016.
In Scotland Help to Buy only applies to those who are buying a new build home from participating home builders up to the value of £250,000. Participating lenders are likely to require you to have a deposit of 5% of the property price. The Scottish Government will help eligible buyers by taking an equity stake of up to 20% of the purchase price.
Help to Buy – Wales is a shared equity loan scheme designed to help first time buyers and existing home owners in Wales purchase a new-build home up to a value of £300,000, with as little as a 5% deposit. The Welsh Government will fund a shared equity loan for up to 20% of the purchase price.
Terms and conditions apply to all Help to Buy schemes.
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