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Shared ownership – Frequently asked questions

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Keelman Homes

What is shared ownership? Shared ownership gives those who can’t afford to buy a home outright the opportunity to buy a share of it. This can be between 25%-75% of the home’s value. You will pay “subsidised rent” on the percentage of the property that you do not own, which means the rent is less… Read the full article →

Rent to Buy – Frequently asked questions

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Keelman Homes

What is Rent to Buy? Rent to Buy properties are new-build homes that are available to rent initially. The rent you pay is approximately 20% cheaper than the market rent paid on similar properties in the area. The discounted rent aims to help you save for a deposit over a maximum of five years. You… Read the full article →

High View homes coming soon

by Portia Gingell & filed under Keelman Homes

9 superb new 2 and 3 bedroom homes at High View, Blaydon. Available through Rent to Buy and Shared Ownership for 2020/21. Register your interest by emailing enquiries@keelmanhomes.org. Two easier ways to finance your dream home Rent to Buy Rent to Buy is designed to ease the transition from renting to owning a home by… Read the full article →

Chair steps down after nine successful years

by The Keelman Homes Team & filed under Keelman Homes

Keelman Homes Limited Board Chair and Trustee Brian Kelly stepped down this January, after completing the maximum term of office of nine years. Brian was Chair of the charity since Keelman Homes began. He was integral to the success of many new-build housing developments including Kibblesworth, Nugent Row, Dunn Court, The Lonnen, and West Park…. Read the full article →