In the latest budget George Osborne announced a new Help to Buy ISA for first time buyers. How will the Help to Buy ISA work? And will it actually help?
George Osborne has announced his last Budget before the General Election this May. With access to affordable housing still an issue and research showing young people still get help from their parents for deposits, the Chancellor announced the new Help to Buy ISA. Created to give a helping hand to those trying to get on the property ladder, how will it work and will it actually help?
Essentially the Government wants to top up the savings of first time buyers so they have some extra capital to find a home.
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