Getting on the property ladder can feel like an uphill struggle for many, with rising house prices and cost of living. Schemes such as have proved invaluable in assisting first-time buyers purchase property with as little as a 5% deposit.
The UK is teeming with areas experiencing local regeneration due to rousing buyer interest and it can be difficult to whittle down the best locations in which to buy. Those that not only have promising growth prospects but also possess convenient travel links and access to local amenities are generally top of the list, being thrust into the limelight and capturing buyer attention. Galliard Homes are committed to helping on their journey with a range of alongside excellent expert advice. With many of our developments strategically placed in up-and-coming locations that offer outstanding transport connections, if you are a first-time buyer looking for all of the above then we are here to assist you.
Help to Buy Equity Loan
Favoured by many who are struggling to find the means for a deposit for their first home, the scheme has helped thousands of buyers onto the property ladder. Introduced by the government in 2013, the Help to Buy equity loan gives buyers up to 20% (or 40% in ) of the price of the property they wish to purchase, meaning that they only need to save up for a 5% deposit in order to buy. The scheme is only applicable on new-build homes up to a maximum value of £600,000 and the equity loan is interest free for the first five years.
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This well-established dates back nearly 800 years when it was initially renowned as a livestock market. Now a flourishing cosmopolitan district, Romford has experienced quite the transformation in the past 30 years. With first-rate amenities including a shopping centre, bustling bars and eateries, and a brand new station, is a superb choice for budding young buyers.
offers 105 contemporary apartments arranged across three buildings in the heart of Romford, just a 10 minute walk from the town’s station. With all properties set to showcase a designer kitchen, integrated appliances and a stylish living space, residents of St Edwards Court will enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in a popular area.
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A vibrant locality alive with an eclectic choice of bars, restaurants and shops, is seeing an influx of purchasers in search of a home in an area that is on the rise. With an array of amenities available to local residents including a leisure centre, two public libraries and a , this diverse community has a lot to offer. Positioned on the London Underground’s Central line, Leyton offers speedy connections into , whilst also being served by nearby Lea Bridge station for National Rail services.
Galliard’s latest development, , comprises 38 one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as two beautiful townhouses; superbly situated for those in search of an inspiring, modern new-build home with access to outdoor space. Each residence features either a balcony, terrace or private garden in addition to carefully considered interiors and integrated kitchen appliances. With numerous picturesque local parks and green spaces on its doorstep, Church Road is the ultimate choice for those craving the London life with easy access to fantastic amenities in a desirable Zone 3 location.
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Granted city status in 2012, is a thriving Essex setting going from strength to strength. Conveniently located for commuters – situated on the ever-popular London commuter belt – Chelmsfordians can indulge in a plethora of , restaurants and local amenities. Chelmsford has seen a radical transformation since 2016, and with a across Essex, the county now ranks fourth in the country when it comes to recent growth. As the job market continues to improve and with salaries on the up in this desirable location, it certainly should be one to consider as a first-time buyer.
is a superb development for first-time buyers wishing to reside in the Home Counties. Set to comprise 66 stylish apartments, buyers will enjoy high-specifications throughout whilst being only a 10 minute walk from Chelmsford station. Each apartment will boast a well-refined, open-plan layout complemented by neutral décor and will come complete with a video entryphone system for added security.
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Also known as ‘Little India’, this multicultural setting spans 520 hectares and is home to around 69,000 people. A sharp rise in population at the turn of the 21st century propelled this suburban district through rapid regeneration, including the implementation of the highly-anticipated . With a 13 minute train journey into London Paddington station as well as an eight minute journey into London Heathrow station (with future Crossrail services), residents of Southall are well-connected to travel to a variety of destinations. A unique shopping experience is the centre of activity in this bustling locality, however, those residents seeking some peace and quiet will appreciate the tranquil on top of a number of leafy parks and green spaces.
An exciting new development, will consist of three prominent blocks home to a total of 133 residential apartments. The latest phase – the Cityloft Collection – will showcase 22 highly-specified apartments with the majority set to feature a private balcony or terrace, all just a seven minute walk from Southall station. Contemporary in design with state-of-the-art appliances and on-trend finishes, this impressive new Zone 4 development promises to deliver an ideal habitat for a first-time buyer.
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