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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Dunton Meadows | Orbit, 1-2 bed homes
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This beautiful new development consists of 35, one and two bedroom apartments situated adjacent to the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, and occupies a prominent position in the picturesque Kent countryside. This ideal location was ranked one of the best places to live in Britain (Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2018).
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Sevenoaks' historic centre and thriving restaurant and café culture provide a lively and bustling daytime atmosphere, whilst in the evening the theatre, cinema and live performances can be enjoyed at the STAG Community Arts Centre. Local and independent restaurants and public houses abound, serving a wide range of cuisine and catering to all tastes and preferences.
The parkland is exceptional in its vast size and unmanaged landscape, you can expect trees fallen and left to nature and bracken thick with protected wildlife. As well as the Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, there’s a deer park which features over 350 majestic deer, and the Riverhill Himalayan Gardens.
With London only half an hour away by train, this is a great location for commuters. Great schools in the area offer a thriving community for growing families, and the annual Sevenoaks Literary Festival is enjoyed by all.