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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SO Resi Times Square, 1-2 bed homes


Bessemer Road, Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Hatfield, AL7 1HW

Shared ownership

Starting prices

25% share from
£53,750
Full price
£215,000
Minimum deposit
£5,375
Monthly rent
£369
Monthly service charge
£76

Overview

Offering both private sale and shared ownership homes, SO Resi Times Square is an award-winning unique building, echoing stylish art-deco sensibilities from 1930’s New York.The building has an unique atrium, which provides a comfortable public meeting area with a concierge service. The building has been renovated over the last year for residential use and is conveniently located a mere 10 minutes walk from the town centre.

Welwyn Garden City is a town designed for healthy living, offering a striking balance between a full social life comprising a town bursting with shops, nightlife and sporting facilities, with the tranquillity of lush green countryside that surrounds it.


Local area information

Welwyn Garden City brings together the very best of urban living, with contemporary shopping and amenities and convenient commuter links with London Kings Cross only 26 minutes away by train*, and the surrounding Hertfordshire countryside providing a wealth of open green space to relax and recharge in.

SO Resi Times Square offers a fantastic opportunity for first-time buyers to purchase their first home. This is a development where locals, those currently renting or living with family in Hertfordshire, London and beyond can affordably buy.

Local area:
In Welwyn Garden City, you can shop to your heart's content at the best the UK has to offer including; John Lewis, Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose and H&M to name but a few. At the end of a busy day shopping you can always relax at one of the many quaint coffee shops or gastropubs. A little further afield you can enjoy the culinary delights of Auberge du Lac at Brocket Hall. In Welwyn Garden City you are safe in the knowledge that all your shopping, dining and drinking requirements are amply catered for.

Welwyn Garden City is well regarded for its high standard of schools, with Applecroft and Templewood primaries rated 'outstanding' and Monk's Walk secondary rated 'good' by Ofsted.


Housing Provider

SO Resi
Shared ownership

Starting prices

25% share from
£53,750
Full price
£215,000
Minimum deposit
£5,375
Monthly rent
£369
Monthly service charge
£76