SALES NEWS:- Exeter boosted by almost 650 Help To Buy house purchasers
It’s been revealed that over the first five years of Help to Buy in Exeter, 649 buyers have used the government scheme to help purchase their home. The figures show:
- Over two thirds of the purchasers have been first time buyers;
- Almost all were those using Help To Buy were already living within Exeter;
- Over 20 developers building in Exeter offer Help To Buy.
Help to Buy allows first timers and existing owners to put down as little as five per cent as a deposit for a new-build home thanks to a government-backed equity loan scheme. Official figures show that across the whole country, Help To Buy has been used by over 169,000 purchasers over the past five years.