Shared Ownership in Haringey

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Haringey lies in the middle tier of London geographically between inner and outer London towards the north. From the high vantage points at leafy Muswell Hill in the west, you can enjoy spectacular views over London or take a stroll along the desirable streets and shops of the area. Highgate is also lovely and well worth a visit; head towards Waterlow Park from where you can go on to Highgate Cemetery which is a fascinating place to spend a couple of hours.  

The famous Victorian cemetery, originally opened in 1839 has many famous occupants including sculptor and painter Henry Moore and political theorist and father to David and Ed, Ralph Miliband. Perhaps most notably however is Karl Marx, who somewhat ironically has a large grave in the East Cemetery steeped in grandeur. In the western half of the borough stands Alexandra Palace, the last great Victorian exhibition space in Europe and the birth place of television. It boasts panoramic views over London and plays host for many major annual events. The Parkland Walk links Alexandra Palace to Finsbury Park, home to the famous Fleadh annual open air music event.

An ethnically diverse borough with an estimated 193 languages spoken there it is also a borough of stark contrasts with some western areas such as Crouch End, Muswell Hill and Highgate being among the wealthiest in the country; whilst on the eastern side there are areas which are among the most deprived in the country. Alongside the contrasts in wealth, population and housing, Haringey is also an area of very mixed landscapes; there is beautiful, wooded high ground around Highgate and Muswell Hill, open low lying land alongside the River Lea in the east and densley populated urban areas in the east.

There are many flagship affordable home schemes active in Haringey designed to bring the borough back to prosperity with an emphasis on the part buy part rent initiatives in particular. The local authority and housing associations under the government backed Homebuy scheme provide over 27,000 properties in the borough.

Shared Ownership in Haringey

You may well be asking yourself: What is affordable housing? What is shared ownership?

Affordable housing particularly shared ownership schemes are housing for people looking to own a home but cannot afford the type of property in the location they require. Shared Ownership schemes (formerly Part-buy part-rent homes in Haringey) are prioritised for first time buyers on a regional basis and for those deemed in need of housing such as social housing tenants in Haringey. Shared Ownership enables potential buyers to purchase a share (usually a minimum of 25%) in a property and pay rent on the remaining share. The Homes and Communities Agency will invest the substantial sum of 4.5bn in affordable housing throughout 2011-15. services are open to; the public, social housing providers/registered social landlords (RSLs), housing associations, and property development firms including (new build housing providers). This platform provides a real alternative to utilising estate agents in Haringey as you can see from our shared ownership resale list of properties.

Housetrade also provides Shared Ownership Properties in Haringey and Affordable Homes for sale on the website and operates with the government initiated Homebuy Scheme. If you are interested in Shared Ownership for sale in Haringey or Affordable Housing in Haringey perform a property Search for Shared Ownership property in Haringey.

Whether searching for shared ownership flats for sale in Haringey including; 1 bed shared ownership apartments and 2 bed apartments or 3 bed, and 4 bed shared ownership homes in Haringey Housetrade can help. Register now to sell your shared ownership house for sale in Haringey.

We have a number of partner organisations within the Haringey property sector that include shared ownership valuations, shared ownership conveyancing, shared ownership solicitors, shared ownership mortgages, shared ownership financial advisors, shared ownership EPC Certificates, shared ownership surveyors, shared ownership buildings insurance providers, and bridging loan providers.

Shared Ownership Mortgages

When you have found a shared ownership property in Haringey the first step is to undergo an affordability assessment and mortgage interview with a shared ownership mortgage lender and IFA. To give an indication of affordability why not use our shared ownership affordability calculator. Our partner specialist shared ownership mortgage brokers can scour the market for shared ownership mortgage deals. Shared Ownership Mortgage & mortgage brokers from Before searching for shared ownership mortgages it may well be worthwhile to utilise our shared ownership mortgage calculator to give an indication of what you can afford. You can then obtain an agreement in principle which will enable you to make an offer on a property.

Shared Ownership Solicitors

You will then need to appoint a specialist shared ownership conveyancing solicitors. We have carefully selected partner shared ownership solicitors based on service levels and value.  If you cannot find any suitable shared ownership homes in the area you are searching for please fill out an enquiry and we will be in touch with suitable properties as and when they become available.