Homeowner Stories

Read a collection of home buyer stories from Peabody and discover how we were able to support them onto the
property ladder through Shared Ownership and Help To Buy.

First time buyer finds forever family home with Shared Ownership at Stonelea Gardens

Getting onto and moving up the property ladder in London’s capital can be a journey frought with many obstacles, one of the main ones being affordability, leaving many home hunters having to make compromises on the size of the property and location in order to get more for their money.

Shared Ownership gave first time buyer Leanda maximum benefits with minimum deposit

For first-time-buyer Leanda, opting to use the Shared Ownership scheme with Peabody presented her with a fantastic opportunity to upgrade her home.

Josephine turns friends into neighbours at Motion

Discover how Josephine used Shared Ownership to get onto the property ladder in an ideal location, without compromise. Through Peabody, Josephine bought her first home at Motion, E10.

A dream location for creative hipster Owain

Architect Owain has an eye for quality homes, and instantly recognised this when he found Peabody development The Gallery, SE5. On a single income, Owain used the Help To Buy London scheme to help him buy his first home in cool Camberwell.

Mary achieves her homeowner dreams through Shared Ownership

Mary set herself a goal to be financially disciplined and save for a deposit on her first home. Through Shared Ownership, she was able to afford her very own apartment at The Reach in Thamesmead, SE28.

Luisa finds her oasis of tranquillity in the buzzing East End

Luisa was amazed to find she could buy a house in London within her budget. By using Shared Ownership, she was able to afford a town house at Stonelea Garde, E11 for her and her sons. Read more to discover Luisa's home buying journey.

Size really does matter when buying her first home

Discover how Rani found her dream first home at Wharf Road in Islington. Finding a home with enough space in an ideal location isn't easy, but when Rani viewed Wharf Road, she knew this was the one.