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: 23 April 2020 by Higgins Homes
A cancelled wedding due to the coronavirus outbreak could be a cause for heart break but for Katie and Alex, they turned the situation into something much more positive.
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: 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: 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: 8 November 2016 by Amanda Dixon
After three years of searching, Setareh Darab, who works in the shipping and transport business, was delighted to finally be able to lay down roots in Bermondsey, a part of London she has grown to love. Having lived in the area for almost four years, Setareh was absolutely sure that this was the place that she wanted to make her first property purchase in.
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.