Shared ownership is another way to buy your own home. You buy a percentage, and pay rent on the rest. The housing association owns part of it — but you’re living there, you decorate it, and you decide when to sell.
Buying a percentage means a smaller deposit and smaller mortgage. It’s a sooner first step on the ladder for lots of people. Usually, you can also carry on buying shares, to own it 100%.
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Barley Fields | Bromford, 2-3 bed homes
These beautifully designed two and three bedroom homes all have stylish fitted kitchens with built-in oven, hob and extractor hood, modern bathroom, double glazing and high performance insulation, gas fired central heating, great storage, allocated parking spaces and also come complete with turfed rear gardens.
Local area information
Tamworth has something for everyone - including a theatre, Tamworth Castle, the SnowDome and Drayton Manor Theme Park.
If shopping is your thing, you’ll find a wide variety of independent and unique shops in the old town. The Ankerside Shopping Centre, overlooking the glorious Castle grounds, has more than 60 high street names for you to enjoy. There are also a number of retail parks and large supermarkets. The bright lights of Birmingham, with its huge choice of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment is just a 30 minute drive away.
For the children’s education there’s a choice of schools nearby including Ashcroft Infants and Nursery School, Flax Hill Junior Academy and Landau Forte Academy QEMS for 11-16 year- olds.
If you need to commute, Barley Fields makes the ideal spot to set up home. Tamworth train station is around a mile and a half away with direct trains to London Euston and Birmingham New Street. Excellent road links mean that you can drive to Birmingham in around 30 minutes too via the M6 or M42.