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New homes in Sheffield

Known as ‘The Steel City”, Sheffield is a former industrial city that has reinvented itself into a cosmopolitan place with a thriving scene full of culture, entertainment and northern charm. 

Our developments in Sheffield are ideal for those looking for new homes in and around this popular area of South Yorkshire. Start your journey on the road to homeownership in Sheffield.

Find your home in Sheffield

Sheffield is an exciting city with plenty of culture to enjoy, old foundries, mills and forges have been converted into museums celebrating this part of South Yorkshire's heyday.

The city is also full of shops and cafes where you can enjoy browsing quirky independent boutiques before stopping for a bite to eat from one of the many restaurants available, ideal for foodies.

There are plenty of green spaces to enjoy in the city, such as Graves Park, Endcliffe Park, Forge Dam Park and Norfolk Heritage Park. Plus, the Peak District is just half an hour away.

Sheffield has a wide range of restaurants to try, whether you fancy traditional British cooking or European cuisine. Rafters Restaurant, with it exposed brick walls and classic decor, is a favourite, serving a creative global cuisine.

The high student population in Sheffield means there are plenty of places to enjoy a night out in the city. The West Street Strip is the party hub of the city and boasts a great mix of independent bars and chain favourites.

There are many green spaces to explore in Sheffield. Head to Forge Dam Park in Fulwood for 49 acres of green areas, small lakes, and cafes. Meanwhile, Norfolk Heritage Park is in the city centre and is one of the oldest public parks in England, or be in the beautiful peak district in just half an hour.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan

The city of Sheffield has a population of more than 584,000 and is a popular place to live with professionals and young families. Using the Help to Buy: Equity Loan, you can move into your dream home in Sheffield.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan is a Government-backed scheme enabling first-time buyers to get the keys to a new-build home. You only need a deposit of 5%, with the Government providing an equity loan of up to 20% of the purchase price. The remaining 75% is covered by a mortgage. Subject to eligibility, terms and conditions. 

You must buy your home from a homebuilder registered for Help to Buy: Equity Loan. After selecting the plot of your choice, you’ll pay a £200 reservation fee at which point you will receive free mortgage advice. A specialist will then help you through your application. 

You only need a 5% minimum deposit to buy your home in Sheffield with the Help to Buy: Equity Loan. The Government then provides an equity loan of up to 20%.

You don’t pay interest on a Help to Buy: Equity Loan for the first five years. You start to pay interest in year six, on the equity loan amount you borrowed. You can repay all or part of your equity loan at any time – a part-payment must be at least 10% of your home's worth at the time of repayment. 

Help to Buy: Equity Loan is a scheme, subject to eligibility, terms and conditions, designed to help you buy a new home with help from the Government through Homes England. You'll only need a low deposit of 5% and the Government will provide an equity loan of up to 20% of the purchase price. The rest is easy.

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