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Data Provider: Welsh Government Help to Buy - Wales completed purchases by local authority and first time buyer
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Metadata

Title

Help to Buy - Wales completed purchases by local authority, date and first time buyer status

Last update

29 April 2021 29 April 2021

Next update

July 2021

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

The Help to Buy Scheme transactions record, Help to Buy Wales

Contact email

stats.housing@gov.wales

Designation

None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage

Wales

Languages covered

English only

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description

Help to Buy - Wales is a £170 million shared equity loan scheme designed to support home ownership, stimulate building activity and provide a boost to the housing sector and wider economy. Under the scheme, loans are available to buyers wishing to purchase a new-build property worth up to £300,000. Help to Buy Wales support is available to all home buyers (not just first time buyers) who wish to purchase a new home, but may be constrained in doing so – for example, as a result of deposit requirements – but who could otherwise be expected to repay a mortgage. A shared equity loan of up to a maximum of 20% of the property purchase price is available. In addition, buyers are required to provide a 5% and will then need to secure a mortgage to cover the remaining balance. All builders (of all sizes) are able to register with the scheme and sell properties through the initiative.

The data shown here are aggregated from the individual transaction records recorded by Help to Buy Wales Ltd, an extract of which is supplied monthly to Welsh Government.


Data collection and calculation

The data are derived from an extract of completed transactions under the Help to Buy scheme in Wales is provided to the Welsh Government by Help to Buy - Wales Ltd each month.

Data are extracted from the Help to Buy (Wales) Ltd Client Relationship Management System (CRM ). All the information is held securely on the system and is input on their by the processing staff at Help to Buy (Wales) Ltd. All information stored on the CRM, in relation to Help to Buy – Wales properties, is provided by either the buyer or their solicitor/conveyancer as part of the Property Information Form, Conveyancers Form 1 or Conveyancer Form 2. More details on the process buyer’s go through, and the documentation they are required to complete to draw down a shared equity loan, can be found on the scheme website (See weblinks).

Frequency of publication

Quarterly

Data reference periods

The data refers to the number of completed applications at the end of each month shown, commencing from the scheme's launch on the 2nd of January 2014.

Users, uses and context

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.

Revisions information

All data for a given time period are initially provisional and subject to minor ongoing revision to account for late submission of completed applications to the transactions database. Generally revisions will not be required after a month or so has elapsed after the end of the given period.

Data prior to the last period that have been revised since previously published are marked in the data with an (r).

Data published prior to June 2015 has been revised to take into account a change to the definition of first time buyers.

Keywords

Housing; New builds; Help to Buy; Housing and regeneration; HtBW

Statistical quality

Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per the given weblink.