Help to Buy Guarantee Scheme closes on December 31st
Kate Faulkner is one of the UK's leading property experts, and in this article, she speaks on the closure of the Help to Buy Guarantee Scheme.
What are your options to buy affordable and discounted homes?
The news of the end of one of the government schemes to help people onto the housing ladder may, initially, seem to be bad news for those hoping to get support for their first home or second step with a small deposit.
However, it’s important to remember that this particular scheme was only ever really supporting and protecting lenders as opposed to first-time buyers and was launched as a stop-gap policy during the credit crunch.