Help to Buy

How does Help to Buy work?

With the Government backed Help to Buy scheme, first time buyers can get assistance buying their first home with an equity loan of up to 40% of the property purchase price.

The Help to Buy equity loan limit was raised from 20% to 40% of the properties purchase value for homes in all London boroughs to reflect the higher property values seen across London.

You will need to contribute as little as a 5% deposit on a newly built home and your mortgage will make up the rest after the 40% equity loan.

Currently London Help to Buy equity loans are available to first time buyers looking to purchase a new build home with a purchase price up to £600,000.

Eligibility for Help to Buy

You must not own any other property at the time you buy your new home with Help to Buy and it must remain your primary residence.

Contact us about Help to Buy

For more information and to see if you are eligible for the Help to Buy scheme, speak to a member of the Peabody team on 020 7021 4842 or alternatively email

You can also find more information on the Help to Buy Government website.

Help to Buy

Featured developments available with Help to Buy:

The Levers

Located on the edge of Zone 1, Elephant & Castle tube and National Rail station, The Levers puts you within easy reach of the best that Central and South London has to offer.


Situated in Lewisham, in South East London, and ideally positioned for commuters, Centralis is a A selection of 19 contemporary 1, 2 and 3 bedroom private apartments, available through sales agent Acorn New Homes, offered with Help to Buy London.

Merchants Walk

The highly anticipated new collection of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments at Merchants Walk are now available to view today.