Posted: 26 May 2020 by Higgins Homes
First-time buyers Tasos and Michael felt that after renting for years, the time was right to buy a home of their own. However, what they didn’t anticipate was getting on the property ladder in the midst of a global pandemic.
Posted: 15 January 2020 by Higgins Homes
London is without doubt one of the greatest cities in the world but the twenty four-seven lifestyle can sometimes feel exhausting. A home that offers a place to retreat when you need to recharge the batteries but is still in the hub of the action is the ideal antidote. First-time buyer Farida Knott, who works for a creative agency in Farringdon, had been wanting to break out of the renting cycle for a number of years. When she moved from freelance to full-time employment, she seized the opportunity to get on the ladder with assistance from Help to Buy.
Posted: 19 November 2019 by Higgins Homes
An Essex-based housebuilder, Higgins Homes, has added to its hugely successful year with a Gold award for the Best Development at the prestigious WhatHouse? awards. Often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the housebuilding industry’, the event is the largest in the country and celebrates the very best new homes.
Posted: 25 October 2019 by Higgins Homes
Moving from shared rental accommodation to owning a three-bedroom semi-detached house could seem like an impossible dream for a first-time buyer. Through Help to Buy, this has become a reality for Alex Stokoe, a financial controller working in Mayfair.
Posted: 1 August 2019 by Higgins Homes
The smart design new apartments at White + Green,E1 have seen their first new home-makers move in.
Posted: 12 April 2019 by Higgins Homes
With Brexit looming and the need to upsize from a small two bedroom flat, Kasia Szawlis with her husband Welly and their two young children Mia and Masimba, were keen to be settled into a new home.
Posted: 21 November 2018 by Higgins Homes
Like many couples, Edward and Ivania Cady thought home ownership in London was out of reach.
Posted: 23 July 2018 by Higgins Homes
Moving to a luxurious four-bedroom home in an idyllic location from a cramped one-bedroom maisonette in Brixton is beyond the wildest dreams of most first-time buyers. In fact, Andy and Abby still have to pinch themselves.
Posted: 15 February 2018 by Higgins Homes
Whilst growth in UK house prices slumped over the past 12 months, property values remained significantly higher in the Capital than anywhere else in the country.
Posted: 13 March 2017 by Higgins Homes
Hear the reasons why Stephan Schwarz decided that Clissold Quarter was the perfect development for him.
Posted: 24 August 2016 by Amanda Dixon
Higgins Homes’ newest development, Clissold Quarter in Stoke Newington, London N4, is now offering its one and two bedroom apartments as part of the Government’s Help to Buy scheme. Those opting in to the scheme will therefore need just a 5% deposit to buy a new Higgins Homes property in London and a mortgage of only 55% of the value of the new home.
Posted: 18 July 2016 by Higgins
How often have you played that game of looking through estate agents’ windows at your dream home and imagining what it would be like to actually live there? Richard and Issy, both aged 29, decided to browse round their local borough of Islington to get some inspiration for when the time came that they could move up the housing ladder.
Posted: 12 May 2016 by Higgins Homes
Thinking of using the Help to buy scheme? You might want to read this...
Posted: 18 November 2013 by Higgins Homes
Potential homeowners all around the country have been waiting for the start of the Help to Buy mortgage scheme, which has finally become a reality. The early figures for the scheme indicate that it has already helped some 2,000 people around the country make offers on homes that they wouldn't otherwise have been able to afford.
Posted: 20 February 2013 by Higgins Homes
With house prices at eye wateringly high levels and mortgages hard to come by, it's not the best time to be a first-time buyer. Getting a foot on a rung of the property ladder is tough for those without the spare income to save for a deposit, or the family help that many have in funding the first property purchase. However, all is not lost as the Government has made a commitment to helping first-time buyers get started in the form of the NewBuy scheme.
Posted: 13 November 2012 by Higgins Homes
Kent property-seekers can now secure selected flats for sale in Central Maidstone under the NewBuy scheme at Higgins Homes The Old Hospital development. Astute property-seekers are being urged to take advantage of an affordable way to purchase their dream home on this gated development in the town centre.
Posted: 21 September 2012 by Higgins Homes
We at Higgins Homes are pleased to announce that we are now offering properties on a 95% mortgage scheme, in partnership with the government backed initiative that is NewBuy.
Posted: 17 August 2012 by Higgins Homes
Part-exchange is a concept that's been around for decades but experience has it that not many prospective buyers are sure of how this arrangement could work for them. Quite simply, part-exchange is a nifty agreement between Higgins Homes and you that could secure you a hassle-free sale to get you into one of our fabulous new developments.