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From cultural quayside cities to sweeping coastlines, the county of Tyne and Wear is brimming with just about everything from culture to history and entertainment to fantastic food. 

Our developments in Tyne and Wear are ideal for those looking for new homes in and around this popular part of North East England. Start your journey on the road to homeownership in Tyne and Wear.

Find your home in Tyne and Wear

Whether you live in the cosmopolitan cities of Newcastle, Gateshead or Sunderland, Tyne and Wear has just about everything from Roman heritage to modern architecture for you to marvel at. 

There are museums and galleries to visit in Gateshead and world-class nightlife to experience in Newcastle. While cities like Sunderland and Middlesborough have landscaped Victorian parks and popular shopping malls. 

Get back to nature in Tyne and Wear by visiting wetlands in Washington or exploring the coast and spending a day on Sunderland’s award-winning beaches.

You will never run out of options when it comes to finding somewhere to dine in Tyne and Wear. Newcastle is filled with restaurants and pubs, while places like Sunderland and Gateshead also offer a wide range of cuisines from all over the world.

Newcastle has a reputation for having some of the best nightlife in the UK, thanks to clubs like Tup Tup Palace and Livello. There are also plenty of bars and pubs to enjoy an evening out.

Head to Sunderland and spend some time on the beaches during the warmer months of the year. Enjoy a picnic or spend a few hours lazing under the sun at beach resorts like Roker and Seaburn.

Help to Buy: Equity Loan

Tyne and Wear has a population of more than 1.1 million 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 Tyne and Wear.

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 Tyne and Wear 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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