How does Help to Buy (Scotland) work?

You may have heard the Scottish Government's announcement that the First Home Fund and Help to Buy schemes will not be reopened after the end of the 2021-22 financial year.  

The good news is that if you are moving before April 6 2022, you may still be eligible to buy a CALA home with the Help to Buy (Scotland): Smaller Developer scheme. For more information, visit mygov.scot.

Help to Buy is Scottish Government scheme, that could help you fund up to 15% of the purchase price of a new build home. Interest free for the duration, you can repay the equity stake at any time without penalty, or when you sell your home.

If you are aged over 60, you can use Help to Buy without a mortgage.

Whether it’s your first home, a move for a lower maintenance home or a home with more space for your growing family, Help to Buy is available on new-builds worth up to £200,000.

Equity Loan from the Government

How does Help to Buy work?

With the help of the Scottish Government's Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme, you could soon be able to own your dream CALA home.

Help to Buy (Scotland) calculator

Use the calculator below to find out how you could move into your CALA home with Help to Buy (Scotland)

(up to £200,000)

Min £100K
Max £200K

(Minimum 5% of the house value required)

Min 5%
Max 90%

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Your results

To purchase a home valued at:
And with a % deposit value of:
You would need to secure a mortgage of:
To be eligible for a Government loan of:

Please note that this tool is for information purposes only and does not represent professional financial advice. 

See the full terms and conditions for the scheme below.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR ANY OTHER DEBT SECURED ON IT

Terms & Conditions

Security over your home is required. Help to Buy cannot be used in conjunction with part exchange.

Availability of other incentives/offers subject to lenders criteria and CALA’s discretion.

Your mortgage lender’s deposit requirements may vary, but you should usually expect to contribute a deposit of at least 5% of the purchase price.

Available on selected properties, and subject to the Scottish Government’s specific terms, conditions and qualifying criteria.

CHECK THAT THIS MORTGAGE WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS IF YOU WANT TO MOVE OR SELL YOUR HOME OR YOU WANT YOUR FAMILY TO INHERIT IT. IF YOU ARE IN ANY DOUBT SEEK INDEPENDENT ADVICE.

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