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Data Provider: Welsh Government Help to Buy - Wales completed purchases by Local Authority area and number of bedrooms
[Collapse]First Time Buyer[Filtered]
First Time Buyer 1[Filter]
Area Code[Filter]
[Collapse]Number of Bedrooms[Filter]
Number of Bedrooms 1
[Collapse]Local Authority[Filter]
Local Authority 1
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Click here to sortOne BedroomClick here to sortTwo BedroomsClick here to sortThree BedroomsClick here to sortFour BedroomsClick here to sortFive BedroomsClick here to sortUnknown
[Collapse]Total Welsh local authorities2462,0456,3413,238701911,959
Total Welsh local authoritiesIsle of Anglesey.The data item is not applicable1041221.The data item is not applicable74
Gwynedd92314958.The data item is not applicable1240
Conwy.The data item is not applicable56207783.The data item is not applicable344
Denbighshire.The data item is not applicable341317241242
Wrexham151157113.The data item is not applicable3325
Powys.The data item is not applicable13479.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable69
Ceredigion.The data item is not applicable5315.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable41
Pembrokeshire.The data item is not applicable58199501.The data item is not applicable308
Swansea8162335110.The data item is not applicable1616
Neath Port Talbot.The data item is not applicable8317114071402
Bridgend414668929826.The data item is not applicable1,163
Vale of Glamorgan31286468291511,082
Cardiff146363512100.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable1,121
Rhondda Cynon Taf88539919732694
Merthyr Tydfil.The data item is not applicable1199841.The data item is not applicable195
Caerphilly.The data item is not applicable452391312.The data item is not applicable417
Blaenau Gwent1104121.The data item is not applicable.The data item is not applicable73
Torfaen.The data item is not applicable382242361.The data item is not applicable499



Help to Buy - Wales completed purchases by Local Authority area and number of bedrooms

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



Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local authorities

Geographical coverage


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

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


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).

Statistical quality

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


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