Statistics showing cumulative sales since the launch of the Help to Buy (equity loan) scheme on 1 April 2013.
This is the second monthly release for Help to Buy (equity loan) scheme. The figures presented in this release cover the first 10 months of the scheme, from the launch of the scheme on 1 April 2013 until 31 January 2014.
This data includes the cumulative number of homes purchased (legal completions) by local authority area, and the number of early stage cases (‘scheduled out’ sales) which have not reached legal completion, also by local authority area.
The main points are:
- in the first 10 months (to end January 2014) there were 14,823 properties bought (legal completions) with the support of the Help to Buy: equity loan scheme
- the top 5 local authorities in terms of legal completions are Leeds, Wiltshire, Milton Keynes, Central Bedfordshire and Peterborough
The next monthly release will include activity to 28 February 2014, and will be published in March 2014.