Help to Buy Sunderland

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New homes for sale in Sunderland

Sunderland is fast becoming a sought-after city, thanks to its award-winning beaches and a location close to Newcastle.  

Our developments in Sunderland are ideal for those looking for new homes in and around this popular Tyne & Wear area. Start your journey on the road to homeownership in Sunderland.

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Sunderland boasts two award-winning beaches, Roker and Seaburn, and has a lively city atmosphere. There are plenty of restaurants, shops and bars to explore, as well as nearby open spaces. 

Soak up the local culture by visiting one of the many museums or visit The Empire, the largest theatre in the North East. Sunderland football club is also a major staple of the local community and attracts 52,000 fans to its stadium. 

The coastline and seafront are major draws in Sunderland, and the city has nearly 30 different parks where you can enjoy a scenic stroll.

Try a range of cuisines at the many restaurants, whether you’re after Italian dishes at places like Roma Restaurant or a traditional Sunday roast at one of the many pubs dotted around the city.

Enjoy the local nightlife at venues like 7even Nightclub and Independent, with the latter featuring local live acts. You can also head to nearby Newcastle and sample some of the best nightlife scenes in the UK.

The beaches are the primary draw in Sunderland and feature some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, such as Roker Pier and the lighthouse. If you’re looking for green spaces, head to Barnes Park, which is the biggest urban park in the city.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan

The city of Sunderland has a population of more than 277,000 and is a sought-after place to live with professionals and young families. Using Help to Buy: Equity Loan, you can move into your dream home in Sunderland.

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 minimum 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. Help to Buy is available 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 Sunderland 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 market value 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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