Shared Ownership Surrey
Just a half an hour train journey to London while still being tucked away in scenic countryside, Surrey is an idyllic rural county to set down your roots and call home. With a variety of protected green spaces and quirky countryside villages, Shared Ownership homes in Surrey is the perfect balance between exciting city life and charming natural landscapes.
Whether you enjoy rambling through farmer’s markets and quaint country pubs in Ripley and Mickleham or the bustling vibrance of Surrey’s county town, Guildford, the area is renowned for offering a whole range of leisure activities. With an abundance of whimsical Tudor architecture and historical sites such as the home of Henry the VIII, Hampton Court Palace, Guildford Castle and Waverley Abbey, Surrey’s endless rolling hills are decorated with National Trust sites to inspire a wanderlust in even the most well-travelled. The county also has more wooded areas than any other part of England and boasts a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
For those looking for good connections and a network of transport links, Shared Ownership homes in Surrey put you between two international airports, a half an hour commute into the centre of London and direct access to the M3, M25 and M23.
With Woking Station being a key link to many areas all over the UK, including Waterloo Station departing every 12 minutes, you are never far from anywhere with shared ownership in Surrey, while still enjoying the slower pace of the rural countryside lifestyle.
Going on holiday or travelling abroad for work? Gatwick and Heathrow airports are between 20 and 50 minutes away and you can also take advantage of the Travel Smart in Surrey scheme with an efficient bus network.
Ideal for family life
The county is well known for its prestigious schools, colleges and universities, making properties available for Shared Ownership in Surrey ideal for anyone looking to bring up a family. Gordon’s School in Woking has been noted as the best state-funded school in the country, while Charterhouse and Tormead, boast outstanding international reputations. In addition to this Surrey, has its own university, situated not far from Guildford and is home to The Royal Grammar school founded in 1509.
A thriving area
The area has also made a name for itself in The Financial Times’ listing of the top 500 companies in the world, with 5 based in Guildford. Along with the Surrey Research Park and Guildford Business park, there are also several studios and video game production centres, making it a thriving region in economic growth and development.
With Shared Ownership in Surrey offering so much to its buyers, the area is a highly desirable location to embark on your future. Remarkable in its rural landscape and unprecedented links to many areas of the UK including the capital, shared ownership in Surrey is a unique opportunity and the perfect way to take advantage of everything the county has to offer.
Find your dream home with Shared Ownership
These properties available through Shared Ownership in Surrey are located close to local amenities, perfect for first time buyers looking to get onto the property ladder.
Who is Shared Ownership for?
Shared ownership is perfect for first time buyers who are unable to afford a mortgage on a property outright. It is also suitable for those looking to downsize or take their first step on the property ladder in a desirable location.
How does Shared Ownership work?
With Shared Ownership, you pay the mortgage on the share you are purchasing and you'll then pay rent on the share you don't own - although this will be a fraction of the price you'd usually pay to rent in this area. You will then have the opportunity to purchase further shares in your home as and when you can afford to, until you own the property outright.
Can you ever fully own your home?
Yes. Shared Ownership is a fantastic way to get onto the property ladder and you can eventually own your home outright if you choose. You can do this by purchasing additional shares in your property until you eventually own the entire property. This is known as staircasing and is a popular choice.
What are the benefits of buying a Shared Ownership Property in Surrey?
There are many benefits of buying a Shared Ownership property in Surrey. The first is that you will have the opportunity to purchase a property in a highly desirable and sought-after location, at a fraction of the full market value. You will also be able to take advantage of the rural countryside lifestyle while still being within easy reach of London and other parts of the UK.
What can you do next?
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