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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The Cotton Apartments, 1-2 bed homes
A vibrant riverside oasis in a lively neighbourhood just minutes from Central London, Cotton brings you the best of chic urban living. Stylish yet relaxed, buzzing but tranquil, it’s easy to feel at home here.
Priority will be given to those living or working in London Borough Of Wandsworth and registered with Wandsworth Home Ownership Team
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At the end of Cotton Row, alongside the moorings of Plantation Wharf, is the artisanal bakery Bread Centrale known for its Rye and Sourdough brunches. Or begin the day “à la française” at your neighborhood brasserie Gazette Then take a walk along the evocative river that has inspired so many writers and artists, before dropping in on Cake Boy, home to master pâtissier Eric Lamlard.