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There are 3 types of Help to Buy Schemes

Help to Buy Equity loan

Help-to-BuyHow does it work?

With a Help to Buy: Equity Loan the Government lends you up to 20% of the cost of your newly built home, so you’ll only need a 5% cash deposit and a 75% mortgage to make up the rest. You won’t be charged loan fees on the 20% loan for the first five years of owning your home.

See more at: https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk

Help to Buy Mortgage guarantee

How does it work?

A mortgage supported by the Help to Buy: Mortgage Guarantee scheme works in exactly the same way as any other mortgage except that under the scheme the Government offers lenders the option to purchase a guarantee on mortgage loans.

Because of this support, lenders taking part are able to offer home buyers more high-loan-to-value mortgages (80-95%).

You will still be fully responsible for your mortgage repayments. So if you have a 5% deposit, you will need to take out and pay back a 95% mortgage.

See more at: https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk/mortgage-guarantee

Help to Buy ISA

How does it work?

If you are saving to buy your first home, save money into a Help to Buy ISA and the government will boost your savings by 25%. So, for every £200 you save, receive a government bonus of £50. The maximum government bonus you can receive is £3,000.
See more at:  https://www.helptobuy.gov.uk/help-to-buy

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.