Research reveals that the number homes available for sale through the scheme has collapsed by 64% over past 14 months.
The Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme has become too popular, leading to a danger that developers have inflated prices to such an extent that buyers could find themselves with negative equity in their property, it is claimed.
Osborne’s plan to assist first-time buyers has created colossal windfall profits. The Treasury deserves some of that money
Flagship policy of former government drives up firms’ profits along with house prices
Almost 500,000 homes completions in England were supported by one or more of the Government’s flagship Help to Buy schemes between April 2013 and September 2018, the latest official figures show.
Builder condemned for making massive gains from taxpayer-funded programme
Shares in housebuilder Persimmon have fallen sharply after the company's continued participation in the Help to Buy scheme came under scrutiny.
A third of people are not supportive of the Government’s flagship Help to Buy programme and have concerns that it has been pushing up property prices, according to a new poll.
Britain's housebuilders on Tuesday cheered the Government’s extension of a revised version of Help to Buy until March 2023.
Housebuilders have come out swinging against critics of the Government’s controversial Help to Buy policy after reports the scheme could be ditched or scaled back over worries it is stoking property prices and failing to reach the worthiest recipients.
The help-to-buy boom in the property market has done wonders for Persimmon. How much longer can that last?
An attempt to cash in on the relaxation of London’s planning rules with pre-fabricated rooftop extensions has secured multi-million pound backing.
Woman whose London flat has slumped in value is told she can pay back £10,000 of £95,000 loan
The Government flagship housing policy, Help to buy needs to be dramatically reformed in order to stop housebuilders from using it to boost their profits irrespective of how many homes they build, according Northern firm Avant Homes.
I’ll need to repay 12.5% of the value when I pay the loan off – I might lose out if it’s worth more
The UK’s largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, expects the Government’s Help to Buy scheme to be extended for a second time, as it hailed strong demand for homes and a “healthy” order book for the year ahead.
A Morgan Stanley report shows the government’s subsidy has driven up the price of new-build homes – and now it is lining up another £10bn
Bellway has built a record number of homes and raked in more profits on the back of strong consumer demand for its homes, low interest rates and the Government's Help to Buy scheme.
The housebuilder, which operates across the UK, said its pre-tax profits rose 12.6pc to £560.7m in the 12 months to July 31. Revenues also increased by 14.2pc, rising for the eighth consecutive year.
Throwing another £10bn at the subsidy scheme will do nothing to improve the UK’s underlying housing problem
Scarborough International Properties has released exclusive images of a new show apartment due to open this weekend at the £1bn Middlewood Locks development in Salford.
The apartment shows what buyers can expect when buying a two-bedroom apartment at the much-anticipated waterfront scheme for which the first release has already sold out.
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