Launched in 2013, the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme has enabled thousands of people to purchase a new build home with only a small deposit, with up to 20% of the property sale price covered by a government loan, or 40% in London. To...
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.