Finding your first home to own
If you want to own your own home, fully or in part, then these may be options for you to consider:
Help to Buy
To learn more and find out what's available go to: Help to Buy website (click on the link and type 'Elmbridge' in the search box).
You do not need to be on the Council’s Housing Register in order to be considered.
Affordable home ownership
The government has information about more affordable homes to buy (click on the link and type 'Elmbridge' in the search box):
You do not need to be on the Council’s Housing Register in order to be considered for more affordable home ownership.
Shared ownership available now
Queens Road - 30 Queens Road, Weybridge, KT13 9GU - 4 one bed apartments for sale on a shared ownership basis
This modern new development at Queens Mews is ideal for single professionals or couples looking to buy their own home. Offered on a shared ownership basis:
- prices from: £108,000 for 40% share
- full market value: £270,000
- monthly service charge: £105
- monthly rent: £371
Shared ownership coming soon
Poets Place - Abbey Walk, West Molesey, Surrey KT8 2JH - 20 new 1 and 2 bedroom apartments.
These apartments are available to purchase through shared ownership (also known as part buy, part rent), meaning that you buy a share on the property and you pay a subsidised rent on the remaining share. You can buy further shares (staircasing) at any time until you eventually own the property outright. For a limited time, priority will be given to applicants who live or work in Elmbridge.
Dairy Crest site - 59 High Street Walton-on-Thames Surrey KT12 1DJ - 2 homes for shared ownership
More local schemes in development
Rydens Enterprise School site, Hersham Road Hersham Walton-on-Thames Surrey KT12 5PY - 60+ homes
Honda Garage site, 30 Queens Road Weybridge Surrey KT13 9UZ - 4 homes for shared ownership
Ditton Lea, Portsmouth Road Esher Surrey KT10 9AB - 2 homes shared ownership
White Lion site, 46 Portsmouth Road Cobham Surrey KT11 1HY - 20 homes
Elmbridge Equity Loan Scheme
If you live or work in Elmbridge you may be able to access a low interest loan of up to £90,000.
The Elmbridge Equity Loan Scheme aims to support would-be home purchasers of a new or older home on the open market.
Funds are limited and first-time buyers are preferred; find out more here: the homeownership assistance scheme brochure
If you are interested you can register your interest: contact Catalyst’s Equity Loans Team on 0300 456 2077 or complete the application form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.