Shared Ownership is a part buy/part rent scheme, where you buy a share in the property and pay rent on the share you don’t own. It is designed as a stepping stone for first time buyers looking to completely own their own home.
Guide to Shared Ownership
Shared Ownership is a government-backed scheme for people who are unable to afford to buy a home at full market value.
Eligibility for Shared Ownership will vary depending on which development you are looking at purchasing. Check to see if you are eligible.
Purchase Process - old
We have detailed each individual step of the Shared Ownership purchasing journey to help first time buyers understanding of the purchasing process.
Mortgage Advisers and Solicitors
When you buy a Shared Ownership home, you will need to speak to a Mortgage Adviser and appoint a Solicitor preferably with Shared Ownership experience.
Guide to Resales
Resale properties are homes that a current owner bought through Shared Ownership and now wishes to sell on.
More information about Shared Ownership
For more information about being a leaseholder and to find out about buying more shares in your home (staircasing) and how to sell a Shared Ownership home, visit our leaseholder section.