More than half of those using the scheme could already afford a home.
Almost two-thirds of homebuyers who used the government's Help to Buy scheme could have bought a home without it, an official report has said.
A thousand homes sales a week, or 143 per day, were completed in 2018 with the Government’s flagship Help to Buy scheme, the latest official figures show.
Latest official government figures show that a third of all new home purchases are funded via the government's equity loan version of the scheme.
The difference in the price paid by first time buyers for new build homes with Help to Buy, compared to the price paid by those buying new homes without the scheme has increased.
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
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