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Topic: Shared ownership schemes

  • Chris Barber - Residential Conveyancing
    Property and parents helping with deposits

    Parental support in buying property There are two key ways in which parental support works. The first is where the parent lends (or gifts) the deposit, but then the property is just in the child’s name. The second is where there is a shared ownership, and the parent treats their interest in the property as… Learn more

  • Jyoti Patel - Residential Conveyancing
    Are shared ownership houses more expensive?

    Shared ownership houses are a great way to get your foot on the property ladder. The aim is make sure that you can own part of the property and then ‘staircase’ up to the full ownership. You buy a share of the property, usually 25%- 75% of the property and pay rent on the remaining… Learn more

  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Property: Shared Ownership with Parents

    Buying a property on your own can be hard. Many first-time buyers opt to purchase their house with the help of their parents, by going down the route of shared ownership, but what are the implications of doing this?             Implications of shared ownership with parents   Shared ownership with parents… Learn more

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