EXHIBITORS - October 2016
Help to Buy
Aldwyck Housing Group is the government appointed Help to Buy Agent for Equity Loans in London. We work with house builders who are registered for Help to Buy Equity Loans in London. Equity loans are up to 20% of the property value; for full information on equity loans please visit the website.
Acting for First Time Buyers is over 80% of what we do. We have been offering an excellent service for over 25 years and, in 2013, we completed over 2200 First Time Buyer transactions.
But don’t just take our word for it, see what the people we work with say:
Clients: “Extremely supportive”; “Will use again”
Housing Associations: “They put their customer’s needs first” “A unique ‘can-do’ approach”
Leading Mortgage Advisors: “It’s a pleasure to work with Direction Law”
Our service is proven with 94% of our clients saying they would recommend us to others.
Affinity Sutton is one of the largest housing providers in the country, with a range of homes for the first time buyer and a choice of ways to buy. We offer homes for sale with shared ownership or with equity loans. These homes are available to buy with just a 5% deposit thanks to our arrangements with high street lenders.
PLS are a national law firm, with offices in Manchester and London, specialising in conveyancing, property, secured lending and property litigation. We are on the panels of all major banks and are preferred solicitors for large UK developers and estate agencies. We also act for bridging companies.
Our conveyancers are qualified solicitors and experts working in small dedicated teams, supported by experienced assistants all using our highly efficient and innovative systems.
Our clients are at the heart of everything we do.
We are CQS accredited and members of the Conveyancing Association.
Centra Living (formerly Circle Living) is an experienced multi-skilled service provider. It is part of Circle – one of the leading providers of affordable housing in the UK, which manages more than 60,000 homes. We’re a dynamic and innovative company with expertise in a broad range of property activities and services. We’re commercially-minded and customer-orientated, focusing on service delivery and practical and efficient solutions. Our award-winning in-house teams offer regional and local, tailor-made services at competitive rates.
PCS Legal are an established firm of Licensed Conveyancers and Probate Practitioners regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers.
Our staff are dedicated and highly trained in dealing with all aspects of conveyancing. We are committed to delivering a better customer experience and a level of service not normally associated with legal firms.
We invest significantly in the development of new technology platforms in order that we can deliver better communication and increased flexibility.
Which? gives you impartial mortgage advice when buying your first home. Which? is here to take the hassle out of the research process to make sure all goes smoothly. You’ll have your own dedicated mortgage adviser and caseworker - they'll help you every step of the way, from when you start dreaming about your new home, to picking up the keys.
Which? advisers don't work for commission, so when they recommend a mortgage there's no hidden agenda. They'll search all of the market deals and tell you if you'd be better going direct to a lender.
Which? is owned by the consumer champion Which? Group, who have been giving independent advice and campaigning on behalf of consumers for more than 50 years.
Catalyst Housing provides high-quality, affordable homes across London and the South East of England. We offer a range of opportunities that help ordinary people onto the property ladder.
We want to:
Southern Home Ownership
Southern Home Ownership
Southern Home Ownership offer a variety of different developments, ranging from traditional family homes in the countryside to vibrant city apartments. All our homes are offered on a shared ownership basis and provide exciting opportunities for first time buyers, in London and the South East.
Homematch is a service from Metropolitan's home ownership team.
Metropolitan is one of London's largest housing associations. We provide the Homematch service to help Londoners find affordable homes to own and rent from partner housing providers including Housing Associations, Local Authorities and private developers.
L&C is the UK’s largest fee free mortgage broker. Our expert advisers are available over the phone 7 days a week to provide customers with tailored mortgage advice to suit their personal circumstances. Unlike many other brokers, we charge no fee for our advice or arranging a mortgage, saving our customers money, and have access to mortgages from across the market so we can search out the best deal for them.
We’ve won over 100 awards for our service, more than any other broker, testament to the excellent level of service and value we provide. Every year we help thousands of first time buyers arrange a mortgage to take their first step onto the housing ladder. We assist them throughout the mortgage process with no hidden costs or surprises, just straightforward, honest mortgage advice.
propertychecklists.co.uk is a new property advice website to help consumers carry out property projects successfully. People need to follow key steps, including research and planning, and how to find reputable national and local companies. Property Checklists provides them with this information completely free of charge. Consumers sign up online, choose a free property magazine to be sent to their home and secure instant access to hundreds of checklists, each of which give them a list of 10-20 essential to-do’s.
Taking the time to check, understand and improve your credit report before you apply for a mortgage could mean lower interest rates and more money in your pocket each month.
Experian are the UK’s No.1 credit monitoring service and with a FREE 30-day trial of Experian Credit Expert, you’ll get access to your credit report and expert credit management advice from our UK-based team – meaning you can apply for that mortgage with confidence.
East Thames is a registered housing provider and social regeneration charity with more than 14,000 homes. But we're more than just a landlord - we also build new homes, provide care and support services and offer employment, training and community programmes.
Our mission is ‘to make a positive and lasting contribution to the neighbourhoods in which we work’.
Leeds Building Society
For over 140 years, we’ve had a simple idea - saving together to help each other buy homes and enjoy other big things in life. An idea that’s just as relevant today as it was then and we continue to put our members at the heart of everything we do.
Viridian Housing is a charitable association founded in 1945 . We own more than 16,000, in the Midlands, West Sussex and London. Our Mission is to provide high quality, good value housing for mixed income communities. Our vision is: Quality homes for you to make the most of your life.
Here at Site Sales, we have specialised in the marketing and selling of luxury new build properties across London and the south east for over 20 years.
Our experienced team work closely with many housing associations and private developers to offer a friendly and efficient service to any first time buyer wishing to get onto the property ladder.
Lawcomm solicitors was established in 1999 and has offices in London and on the south coast. We offer a nationwide conveyancing service and have a dedicated specialist department for new build and affordable housing properties. Our experienced team is widely renowned for providing an efficient and cost effective service whilst maintaining a considerate and understanding approach to the needs of our clients.
Mortgage Advice Bureau
Mortgage Advice Bureau is an award-winning mortgage broker, with over 750 advisers across the UK. We are an expert mortgage broker that has access to over 80 UK lenders.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
There will be a fee for mortgage advice. The actual amount you pay will depend upon your circumstances. The fee is up to 1% but a typical fee is 0.3% of the amount borrowed.
New Homes Law
New Homes Law are specialist conveyancers focussing on first time buyers.
Experts for new build, shared ownership and help to buy schemes.
We have excellent relations with property developers, housing authorities/associations, mortgage brokers, estate agents and wide panel membership with mortgage lenders.
Call: 0300 0200 009
Bellway is one of Britain’s largest house building companies and is continuing to grow throughout the country. Since its formation, Bellway has built and sold over 100,000 homes catering for first time buyers to more seasoned home buyers and their families. Bellway will be offering a range of properties across London at the Home Show, with Help to Buy available on selected plots.
Munday’s is an ears-open independent estate agency based in south London. Once we’ve helped our buyers secure a suitable property, we guide them through the buying process. We’d love to assist with your search and purchase, and look forward to meeting and registering you.
First Time buyer award-winner Inspired Homes is renowned for its high spec, high tech one and two-bedroom apartments offering ‘community living’ for young professionals in London who want to take that first step on the property ladder. Its developments in Croydon, Sutton, Crawley, Cherstey and Epsom start from as little as £249,950 and include access to a superb range of communal facilities and services such as two roof gardens, members club lounge, a BBQ area, table tennis, Brompton bike hire and a concierge service for residents.
Magna Group is the most forward-thinking property developer in the UK, offering opulent properties at affordable prices. Ideal for First Time Buyers and professionals alike or alternatively as a viable investment opportunity, Magna currently has five prime sites along the M25 commuter belt. Lead-in prices for a one-bedroom apartment are £180K with Help-To-Buy options.
John Charcol – the independent mortgage experts
For over 40 years John Charcol has been helping first time buyers navigate the complex mortgage market. From the first call, right through to completion, our team of highly trained advisers work with you to simplify the mortgage process, saving you time and effort in one of life’s biggest decisions.
To start to your journey visit: charcol.co.uk/first-time-buyer
Thames Valley Housing
Thames Valley Housing is a not-for-profit housing association based in Twickenham. Since 1966, we have helped to create over 14,500 quality homes in London, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Wiltshire and Sussex. These include traditional rented housing, shared ownership, key worker and student accommodation. Our vision is “for everyone to have the chance to build their lives from a base of a good home”. Our profits are used to support our vision.
Working with over 60 Housing Associations across the UK, TMP Sherwins are the number one firm for Mortgages in the affordable sector. Our team of experts are always on hand to guide purchasers from their first enquiry right through to picking up the keys to their new home. We are also proud to offer a unique and unparalleled service to our partners, advising and supporting them to ensure a smooth customer journey. Tailoring our solutions to both purchaser and partner, we are committed to supporting and enhancing the affordable homes market.