Hampshire News | Free Housing Advice Event set to Open the Door on New Homes | Andover & VillagesFirst time buyers and people wanting to move up the property ladder in the Basingstoke area are being invited to find out more at a free Help to Buy event.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council will host the information event, in partnership with Help to Buy South, at the Civic Offices on Tuesday 13 February, from 3pm to 8pm.

People are invited to drop in to get free advice about the Government’s Help to Buy and Shared Ownership schemes. There will also be information on other schemes, affordability, eligibility and how to apply.

As well as advisers from Help to Buy South, there will also be representatives from housing associations, independent financial advisers and building societies on hand to answer questions. The council’s Deputy Leader and Cabinet member responsible for Housing Cllr Terri Reid said: “The council has held several Help to Buy information events and these have proved extremely popular, with hundreds of people attending to find out more about what’s on offer and how to apply.

“There is a real demand for information about these schemes, therefore we were keen to hold another one to ensure those people who are currently looking to buy a home can find out what options are available to them.

“We hope the free advice will open the door to many new homes and opportunities for those people who attend.”

For more information about the Help to Buy event, please contact Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 01256 844844. For more information on Help to Buy visit https://www.helptobuysouth.co.uk/

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