‘I am buying my first home through the HTB scheme and I wondered if the conveyancing was any different to the normal conveyancing process when buying on the open market’ So is it complicated? Will it delay things? Questions that we at...
First time buyers often describe the process of purchasing their first home as overwhelming, but here at Stephensons we have a wealth of experience within our residential conveyancing team in London to ensure your process runs as smoothly as possible. Property in London is the most expensive in the UK, so ensuring you have thorough and location-specific legal advice is vital.
Government home ownership schemes for London
There are countless options to help first time buyers in London get on the property ladder. For example, schemes such as Help to Buy, The starter home initiative and recent changes to stamp duty are all aspects that first time buyers must be made aware of. Furthermore, Stephensons offer first time buyers a 10% discount on legal fees. Additionally, you are also entitled to benefits such as Homebuyers Plus to protect you against a number of occurrences which may make your purchase fall through.