1) ‘I earned £9k by “spotting” an empty home’: How buyers, sellers, investors and even a spotter can win in the property market
“Help to Buy, the Government’s flagship home ownership scheme, currently allows people to buy a property with just a 5 per cent deposit. But a new scheme from company Joint Equity is being launched tomorrow to give those who rent privately a leg up on to the property ladder.
It is targeting ‘reluctant renters’, retired people who are renting and divorced or separated tenants.”
2) Company kicks off 50-50 home ownership scheme
9th October, byRyan Bembridge, Mortgage Introducer
“Joint Equity Investment LLP said it will cater for reluctant renters, retired renters and divorced & separated renters who are unable to raise a deposit and don’t qualify for local authority or housing association support because they earn too much.”
3) Will Joint Equity be the key for first-time buyers or should they hold out for the Help to Buy Isa?
16th November, The Independent
“Available for homes worth under £250,000, a pilot for Joint Equity has been running over the past five years – and has helped 21 buyers get a home in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Anglia.”
4) New home-buying scheme aims to give shared ownership alternative
19th October, by Rozi Jones, Financial Reporter
“Joint Equity is rolling out nationwide a scheme which will allow private renters to purchase a property in a 50/50 partnership with the bondholders through a Joint Equity Investment LLP.”