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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Dillon Court Retirement Apartments, 2 bed homes
CCHA and Red Loft are delighted to present Dillon Court, a beautiful new development of two bedroom apartments designed exclusively for the over 55s.
Apartments are finished to an excellent specification and are designed to be energy efficient, ensuring residents live with all the comfort and conveniences you would expect from a modern new home. Located just south of Sutton town centre, Dillon Court is perfectly positioned to enjoy all the facilities that this sought-after town has to offer. There is a thriving high street where you will find the St Nicholas Centre with a Debenhams department store and an Empire Cinema, and just three miles away, the St Helier Hospital which offers a range of acute services, 24 hours accident and emergency and comprehensive diagnostic facilities.
Local area information
Dillon Court is well located with some excellent train and road connections, making local, domestic and international travel effortless.
With both Sutton and Belmont train stations located less than a mile from Dillon Court, travelling by train is a great option. Fast services will have you at London Victoria in just over half an hour and at London St Pancras in less than 45 minutes.
The locale is also very well-served by buses, with over 20 routes in the nearby area, going as far as Wimbledon, Croydon, Epsom and Victoria, and there are three routes on Brighton Road itself.
For motorists, it’s only a 15 minute drive from Brighton Road to the M25, or ten minutes to the A24 which goes north to South West London (from where Central London is easily accessible) and south to the seaside town of Worthing.
International travellers can choose between Gatwick, which is half an hour’s drive away or an hour by train, and Heathrow, which is approximately a 45 minute drive or an hour and a half by train.