Help to Buy & Affordable Housing

Date & Time

16th April 2018 | Jury's Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ | 2.00 - 5.00 p.m.


£100 + VAT (members), £120 + VAT (non members)


Help to Buy & Affordable Housing

Help to Buy and other equity loan schemes are frequently met in conveyancing and the volume of work involved presents particular problems for the conveyancer. Shared ownership and affordable housing schemes continue to arise on a regular basis. In addition, new affordable housing schemes such as the starter homes initiative are coming into force as are lifetime ISAs. The course aims to look at the conveyancing implications of the various schemes.  Topics covered include:

• Help to Buy reporting to the client
• Help to Buy documentation
• Requirements for membership of Help to Buy scheme
• The equity loan and reporting to the mortgage company
• Other equity loan schemes
• Shared ownership leases
• Reporting to the mortgagee on shared ownership leases
• SDLT implications
• Starter homes initiative
• Help to Buy ISAs
• Lifetime ISAs

Richard Snape has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002. He was formerly a senior lecturer in law and Head of Land Law at the University of West of England, Bristol. He speaks at numerous courses for law societies all over the country, various public courses, in-house seminars within solicitors’ firms and has also talked extensively to local authorities and central government bodies. His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.