Shared ownership has helped people all over the East Midlands become homeowners, giving them the opportunity to take their first step on the property ladder. We asked our customers what their experience has been like, and gave them the chance to tell their shared ownership stories.
As Marie's health deteriorated it was important she found a house that would ease the pressure.
Yasmin and Joe got on the property ladder thanks to the Help to Buy ISA and shared ownership.
Martin was able to get back on the property ladder with a shared ownership home in rural Derbyshire.
Shared ownership helps a single mum get on the property ladder in Loughborough.
A family found a brand new house in the location they wanted to live at a price they could afford.
Retired Joe used shared ownership as an affordable way to own a new home.
Laura and Alex bought their home in Buxton after years of renting.
Natalie and her partner were able to stay local thanks to shared ownership.
I thought I would have to live with other people because it’s shared ownership (I don’t!). I asked a lot of questions before I committed.
Kal was looking for somewhere which was easy to maintain, warm and comfortable to suit her older lifestyle.
We really love the area and this is where we want to live, but we wouldn’t have been able to afford to buy without shared ownership.
Mirella, aged 33 really wanted to own a brand new home in a rural setting and she wasn’t going to let her single income quash her dream.