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Right To Buy Mortgages

The government's Right to Buy scheme has been running since the 1980s when the then prime minister Margaret Thatcher introduced it. It allows social housing tenants the right to buy their home from the council at a discount to its value on the open market.

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Top Discount

The top discount you can get varies by local authority and the rules are different in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. In England, you're entitled to a maximum discount of up to £80,900, or £108,000 if you live in London. This amount increases every year in April in line with inflation.

Housing Association Tenants

Some housing association tenants are also given the right to buy their home, but not all. Whether you qualify will depend on whether the right to buy was preserved in the event that your home was transferred from a local council to the housing association that now owns it.

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Extending the Right to Buy scheme

The government has said it plans to extend its Right to Buy scheme to all tenants in housing association properties, but as yet this has not happened.

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Using your Right to Buy

In order to use your right to buy, you'll need to get a mortgage - just as you would when buying a property on the open market. Most lenders have options for borrowers buying using the Right to Buy scheme, but they can look at your application differently. For example, some lenders allow you to use the discount you get on your Right to Buy as a deposit, meaning you don't have to raise extra cash to put in. Others, however, do want to see that you have saved a deposit.

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A mortgage broker will be able to take you through the options available to you so you are comfortable that you have the right deal for you and that you will be able to afford the monthly repayments comfortably.

Find Out Current Best Rates

Property Value
£
Mortgage Amount
£
Reason for Mortgage
Mortgage Type
LenderInitial RateTypeForThenAPR*ERC*Fee
Progressive BS 2 Year Discount No Fee Purchase BPG0.51%Discount2 years4.35%3.17%2 years £0
Progressive BS 2 Year Variable No Fee Purchase Foreign Currency Loan BPG0.79%Discount2 years4.35%3.26%2 years £0
Progressive BS 2 Year Fixed £995 Fee Purchase BPG0.89%Fixed2 years4.35%3.96%2 years £995
Barclays Bank 2 Year Tracker £999 Fee Purchase No ERC BWO1%Tracker2 years3.74%3.3% £999
Skipton BS 2 Year Tracker £995 Fee SBS1.02%Tracker2 years4.64%3.9% £995
Accord Intermediary 2 Year Discount £495 Fee Purchase Free Val ACC1.04%DiscountMar-20244.49%3.7%31-Mar-2024 £495
Nationwide BS RETENTION 2 Year Tracker £999 Fee Existing Borrowers BNW1.04%Tracker2 years3.74%3.4% £999
Nationwide BS 2 Year Tracker £999 Fee BNW1.04%Tracker2 years3.74%3.4% £999
Nationwide BS FTB 2 Year Tracker £999 Fee Cashback BNW1.09%Tracker2 years3.74%3.4% £999
Progressive BS 2 Year Discount No Fee Purchase Family Assist BPG1.09%Discount2 years4.35%3.36%2 years £0
Mortgage product availability is subject to status and availability. Although great care is taken to ensure that product details are as accurate as possible no liability can be accepted for errors or omissions.
*APR = Annual Percentage Rate *ERC = Early Repayment Charge
*These figures are only illustrative. An assessment of your needs will be confirmed before a recommendation can be made. A Key Facts Illustration, which is personal to your circumstances, will be provided if a recommendation for a mortgage product is made.

Best Discounted Rates

LenderRateType
Progressive BS 2 Year Discount No Fee Purchase BPG0.51%
then 4.35
(variable)
DiscountRead More
Progressive BS 2 Year Variable No Fee Purchase Foreign Currency Loan BPG0.79%
then 4.35
(variable)
DiscountRead More
Stafford Railway BS Direct 2 Year Discount £1000 Fee SRB0.85%
then 2.95
(variable)
DiscountRead More

Best 5 Year Fixed Rates

LenderRateType
Progressive BS 2 Year Fixed £995 Fee Purchase BPG0.89%
then 4.35
(variable)
FixedRead More
Barclays Bank 2 Year Fixed £999 Fee Purchase BWO1.11%
then 3.74
(variable)
FixedRead More
Progressive BS 2 Year Fixed No Fee Purchase BPG1.14%
then 4.35
(variable)
FixedRead More
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