Secure new homes in Kent under FirstBuy

Kent property-seekers have an opportunity to secure their first home for 80% of its full price at Taylor Wimpey's Meadow View development of houses and apartments in Herne Bay.

Kent property-seekers have an opportunity to secure their first home for 80% of its full price at Taylor Wimpey's Meadow View development of houses and apartments in Herne Bay.

First-time buyers have a superb chance to secure a stunning apartment with an affordable deposit at Taylor Wimpey's Meadow View development of new homes for sale in Herne Bay - but they will have to be quick!

For a limited time only, the FirstBuy scheme is making it possible for aspiring homeowners to snap up a two-bedroom property in Herne Bay at this sought-after development for 80% of its full price, including a 5% deposit as low as £6,575!*

To take advantage of this Government-backed incentive, purchasers will be required to exchange contracts for their ideal Herne Bay property by the end of March - so time is of the essence!

Jason Stokes, Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey Kent, says: "First-time buyers can side-step months - or even years - of saving for a downpayment by using FirstBuy to access their ideal home at Meadow View with a deposit from £6,575!*

"This fantastic incentive is only available to first-time buyers who can exchange contracts on selected properties in Herne Bay by the end of March, so anyone hoping to enjoy an affordable route into home-ownership should contact us without delay!"

FirstBuy works through a joint loan of 20% from the Homes and Communities Agency and Taylor Wimpey, which is repayable at the end of the 25-year mortgage term or when the property is sold. To be eligible, purchasers must be first-time buyers and their total household earnings should be less than £60,000.

The two-bedroom Plot 225 'Magnolia Court' apartment, for example, can be secured by a qualifying first-time buyer using FirstBuy for 80% of its £131,500 full price - that's £105,200, including a 5% deposit of just £6,575, subject to status.

This impressive apartment features an open-plan kitchen/living/dining room opening through French doors to an attractive balcony, plus an en-suite master bedroom, a further well-proportioned bedroom and a main bathroom, the property also benefits from allocated parking outside.

An alternative selection of two-bedroom apartments is available at Meadow View from as little as £132,995, while three-bedroom houses are priced from only £187,500 and four-bedroom properties from just £212,750.

All homes at the development are completed to a high standard specification, including energy efficient central heating, double glazing and a fitted kitchen with an integrated oven, hob and hood.

Herne Bay is a hive of sporting and cultural activity, including an annual arts festival, a cinema, a boating lake, water sports, cricket, golf, hockey, bowls and football, while a roller skating rink can be found on the pier.

Meanwhile, the railway station provides regular services to London Victoria, Ramsgate, Broadstairs, Margate, the fashionable town of Whitstable, Faversham, Gillingham and Rochester, while the historic city of Canterbury and the Channel ports and Eurostar services are all within easy reach by road.

First-time buyers can find out more about the superb selection of apartments available with FirstBuy at Meadow View by visiting the Sales and Marketing Suite, located in Talmead Road, off Mill Lane, Herne Bay, and open daily from 10am to 5pm.