Help-to-buy scheme

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Ousted Persimmon boss sets up new venture with his wife
Exclusive: Jeff Fairburn, who was forced to leave housebuilder after outrage at £82m bonus, registers ‘credit granting’ business

Alex Lawson

22, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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We can’t build our way out of the growing housing crisis | Letters
Letters: John Worrall, Philip Kerridge and John Rigby on the problems that continue to plague Britain’s housing market

07, Dec, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Should our savings go towards the help-to-buy loan or overpaying a new mortgage?
Our five-year fixed-rate deal ends soon, we have saved £100,000 and need the best remortgage strategy

Virginia Wallis

05, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Help to buy or shared ownership: which is best for homebuyers in England?
The government schemes have pros and cons, and one closes to new applicants soon

Patrick Collinson

12, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Help to buy scheme: the clock is ticking if you want to apply
The scheme is scheduled to end in England in March 2023 but the key deadline is much sooner

Rupert Jones

23, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The ugly truth behind our rigged housing system – politicians live in fear of owners | Sonia Sodha
The latest help-to-buy scheme will do little but fuel the rising prices that ministers bank on

Sonia Sodha

12, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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First-time buyers using help-to-buy scheme must reserve property by end of October
New homeowners face deadline two months earlier to access government-backed equity loan

Hilary Osborne

29, May, 2022 @6:53 PM

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UK’s biggest housebuilders hand top bosses bumper bonuses
Persimmon chief received £2.6m package in 2021 with outgoing Taylor Wimpey boss gaining £2.8m

Julia Kollewe

26, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Average UK first-time buyer is now older than 30, says Halifax
Average age is highest in London, at 33, as numbers rise at record rate despite surging house prices

Richard Partington

22, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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My house has gained £30,000 in value. Should I realise that capital and move north?
Property there is cheaper, I’ll be near family and I know implications of leaving help to buy

Virginia Wallis

25, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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We want to buy our first home and then move abroad. Is this possible?
We want to return to the UK every now and then and live in the property but we are unsure about buy -o-let mortgages

Virginia Wallis

18, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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With house prices through the roof, young buyers’ hopes go out the window
But with government more keen on avoiding a crash than addressing inequality, property prices look safe

Phillip Inman

03, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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