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We support you through the whole Help to Buy Process using hand selected mortgage brokers, solicitors and surveyors

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Exclusive Help to Buy mortgage products with independent advisors who have access to the whole of the mortgage market - not just one mortgage lender. Book a free Independent Mortgage Broker appointment.



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Specialist Help to Buy lawyers able to lead you through the complex process of buying your new build leasehold property. We provide Fixed Fee quotes protected by a No Sale No Fee. Book a free Help to Buy Conveyancing Solicitor Quote.


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We have a network of Local RICS surveyors ready to inspect your property to identify potential snags which can cost thousands of pounds to repair. Book a free Help to Buy Home Buyers Survey Quote.


Help to Buy Agent for Portsmouth
The Help to Buy Agent for Portsmouth is Help to Buy South (click to go to website) and you can contact them at:

Address:
Radian Group, 
Collins House, 
Bishopstoke Road, Eastleigh, 
Hampshire, 
SO50 6AD

Email: reservations@helptobuysouth.co.uk

Tel: 0800 456 11 88

The Government is running the  Help to Buy: Equity Loan  (scheme ends in 2022) for First Time Buyers in Portsmouth;
 
you'll need a minimum of a 5% deposit and a Help to Buy mortgage. 

NB The Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme ended 31 December 2016.

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TIP - Get your Help to Buy ISA
If you have not yet done so already you should look to take out a Help to Buy ISA through the Government. You can put in a one off lump sum of £1,000 to start along with your first monthly investment of £200 - remember for each £200 invested the Government contributes £50 towards the purchase of a property.  Click to find out more about the Help to Buy ISA .

What is Help to Buy?

The Government, in launching Help to Buy, has opened up the possibility (subject to your qualifying) of buying a
The Government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan initiative in Portsmouth allows eligible people to buy properties with as little as a 5% deposit. The maximum purchase price of any property you buy is £600,000.

The Government provides you with a loan of up to 20% of the property's purchase price and you have to secure a mortgage for the remaining 75%

For properties in the London area, the London Help to Buy scheme operates. It is broadly the same as the Help to Buy Equity Loan, except the Government provides a loan of up to 40% of the purchase price, to reflect the higher property prices in London, so a mortgage must be secured for the remaining 55% of the purchase price.


Get information about which properties you can buy using the Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme in Portsmouth by contacting your local Help to Buy agent. Get their contact details by enquiring to the Portsmouth City Council, Civic Offices Guildhall Square Portsmouth PO1 2AU, telephone 023 9283 4334.

The Help to Buy initiative also has some specific targeted schemes within it, most notable of which is Armed Forces Help to Buy (click to find out more).
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About Buying a home in Portsmouth

Property Prices in Portsmouth

The current average property price in Portsmouth is £200,020 and this has increased by 6% compared to last year. As with any property purchase you must budget for if a property goes up in value, as well as down.
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Help to Buy Equity Loan repayments, mortgages and selling your home

When you use the Equity Loan to buy a property in Portsmouth, no repayments on the Government loan need to be made for 5 years.

The loan is cheaper to finance than it would be on the open market and you only have to get a mortgage for a maximum of 75% of the property’s value. 

That said, the Government has a charge on your property in Portsmouth, worth up to 20% (40% for London Help to Buy), as well as the mortgage lender’s charge. Until the Government loan is repaid, on sale, the Government will be due up to 20% of on any increase in the property value.

If you would like advice more about the Help to Buy schemes, call 0333 344 3234.

We have recently completed home moves for clients in Portsmouth:

Completed Property
 18 Moortown Avenue, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1EP

Completed Property
 26 & 26a Solent Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 1HH

Completed Property
 31 Pink RIdge, Bedhampton, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 3LT

Completed Property
 6 Valiant Gardens, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO2 9NZ

Completed Property
 5 Truro Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO6 4NP

Do you need Help to Buy Solicitors?

We tailor our Help to Buy conveyancing quotes to your specific transaction and include all of the work required to complete your conveyancing in our fixed fee. Our conveyancing solicitors help home movers throughout Portsmouth and the surrounding areas and ensure the quotes we provide are fixed and competitive.

Call 0333 344 3234 to get a fixed fee Help to Buy conveyancing quote tailored to your property.

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