Help for first time buyers

There is help for first time buyers to buy their own homes at affordable price.

Find help for first time buyers on the Scottish Government website, including schemes such as

Golden Share 

Golden Share are homes which are an approved affordable housing tenure within our Affordable Housing policy. The properties are sold at 80% of Open Market Value (OMV) making them affordable to those who could not normally afford to purchase a similar home of its size in that local area. The ESPC website lists shared equity, Golden Share and shared ownership homes for sale

The Council provides a guidance for buyers and a guidance for developers and sellers of Golden Share homes. Applications for Golden Share homes are available from the developer and seller.

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