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Firefighting heroine climbs up the property ladder thanks to Help to Buy – Wales

Firefighting heroine climbs up the property ladder thanks to Help to Buy – Wales

11/02/16
Clare Page was delighted to secure a bigger house than she thought she could afford thanks to the Welsh Government’s Help to Buy – Wales scheme
 
Second-time buyers secure their dream home thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

Second-time buyers secure their dream home thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

01/02/16
With a new baby on the way and a three-year-old daughter, Hannah Stockwell-Price and her husband Adam were keen to move out of their two-bedroom apartment into a bigger property.
 
Couple upsize their home thanks to Help to Buy – Wales

Couple upsize their home thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

29/01/16
Christina and Dary Money couldn’t wait to move into their new four bedroom detached home.
 
First time buyers Stuart Henderson and Sophie Woodroff

First time buyers Stuart Henderson and Sophie Woodroff have realised their dream of owning their perfect home thanks to Welsh Government’s Help to Buy – Wales scheme.

12/05/15
The couple, who heard of the scheme from friends, knew it was the answer to finding the perfect property and enabled them to save up for their deposit sooner than expected.
 
Charles Church townhouse in Machynys Bay, Machynys Peninsula, Carmarthenshire.

An NVQ assessor was delighted to discover what she could afford by taking advantage of the Welsh Government’s Help to Buy – Wales scheme.

12/05/15
Carol Thomas was looking to move house as her circumstances had changed and had her eyes on a stunning three-storey Charles Church townhouse in Machynys Bay, Machynys Peninsula, Carmarthenshire.
 
1000 new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

1000 new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

05/01/15
On the first anniversary of the Help to Buy – Wales scheme, Communities Minister, Lesley Griffiths, is celebrating the completion of the 1000th home supported by the initiative.
 
Developer applauds the Help to Buy – Wales as 500th couple buy their dream home

Developer applauds Help to Buy – Wales as 500th couple buy their dream home

02/09/14
Beech Developments applauds Help to Buy - Wales as the 500th couple to buy their dream home through the scheme move into their new development at Llandudno Junction.
 
Five couples moved into their new homes at Cwm Calon, Ystrad Mynach on the same day thanks to Help to Buy - Wales.

Five couples move into new estate on the same day thanks to Help to Buy - Wales

28/05/14
Five couples moved into their new homes at Cwm Calon, Ystrad Mynach on the same day thanks to Help to Buy - Wales.
 
Riaan Strydom, aged 41, and Tracey Strydom, aged 49, purchased a brand new four-bedroom home on the Persimmon Homes Greenacres development in Llanwern, Newport.

Cardiff couple benefit from 'life-saving' Help to Buy - Wales scheme

22/05/14
A Cardiff couple have purchased their first home after 15-years of marriage after taking advantage of the Welsh Government's Help to Buy - Wales scheme, which launched in January.
 
Dan Harris and Abby Switalski have been given a helping hand on to the property ladder at the Lysaght Village development in Newport

Help to Buy - Wales helps Newport couple take their first step on the property ladder

22/04/14
Dan Harris and Abby Switalski have been given a helping hand on to the property ladder at the Lysaght Village development in Newport - thanks to the Welsh Government's Help to Buy - Wales scheme.
 
Daniel Jones and Rebecca Lawrence are planning to move into their dream home at Gatewen Village, Wrexham, in May.

Wrexham couple first to buy their home with Help to Buy - Wales

24/02/14
The first couple to buy a house through the Welsh Government's £170m Help to Buy - Wales scheme are looking forward to moving into their new home.
 
Kevin Thomas and Kelly Ricketts – among the first house buyers to take advantage of Help to Buy – Wales

Help to Buy – Wales puts south Wales couple on the housing ladder

24/02/14
First time buyers Kevin Thomas and Kelly Ricketts have been able to realise their dream of becoming homeowners thanks to the Help to Buy - Wales scheme which will boost the housing market across Wales.
 

Help to Buy - Wales: Shared Equity Loan

Other Help to Buy schemes in Wales:

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Regular armed forces personnel can benefit from a £200 million scheme to help them get on the property ladder.

The Forces Help to Buy scheme enables servicemen and servicewomen to borrow up to 50% of their salary, interest free, to buy their first home or move to another property on assignment or as their families needs change.

Details are available on the
UK Government website

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You can put away up to £200 a month in a Help to Buy: ISA that the government will then top up by 25%, up to a maximum of £3,000.

In the first month you’re also able to put away £1,200 - that’s an extra £1,000 on top of the monthly maximum of £200.

Details are available on the
Help to Buy website

Other affordable housing schemes in Wales:

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