“Help to Buy has made it a lot easier for us and means we’ll have our deposit much quicker.”
Primary school teachers Matthew Walker and Alice Clark, both 24, bought their three bedroom house near Doncaster through the government’s Help to Buy scheme.
“We’re happy to be somewhere we feel we can settle in for the long-term, rather than moving in a few years,” says Matthew.
“We were fine renting, although it just felt like a waste of money as we were giving away our money to pay for somebody else’s mortgage.” Help to Buy NEYH speak to Louise to find out how Help to Buy helped her onto the property ladder in York.
“Having lived at home with my parents I was very much looking forward to the time when I would be able to move out and buy my own property. Thanks to the Help to Buy scheme, this came a lot sooner than I had anticipated and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome.” (David Granat, Caversfield)
“The process of going through the scheme was really easy – a lot easier than I thought it would be. In the end I managed to complete the whole process within four weeks and now I have my own place, so everything has worked out really nicely for me personally.” (Catherine Hegarty, Scarborough)