Can you buy a property from Midland Heart?
Your property must have been built or purchased on or after 1 April 1997. Your property must have been built using funding (known as a Social Housing Grant) provided by the housing corporation or local authority. This would need to be confirmed by ourselves. The property must be your only or principal home.
What’s it like working for Midland Heart?
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How long does it take to get property with Midland Heart?
You’ll receive an email letting you know if you’ve been shortlisted for a property within two weeks of your bid. There is no need to contact us, we’ll contact you as soon as possible if you’ve been shortlisted.
Who is the CEO of Midland Heart housing?
Glenn Harris MBE
Glenn Harris MBE Glenn has been Chief Executive of Midland Heart since March 2018. Prior to this he was our Executive Director of Corporate Services, responsible for Strategy, Finance, HR and IT.
Do you need a deposit for Right to Acquire?
It depends on the lender, but most mortgage companies won’t need a deposit to give you a Right to Buy mortgage. They’ll usually be willing to use the discount you received on your home as a deposit.
Do I need a deposit to buy my housing association house?
Quite often prospective right to buy owners will need no deposit to purchase their home from the council or housing association. The right to buy scheme was introduced to help council tenants and housing association renters have the ability to purchase the property that they live in with a very large discount.
Is Midland Heart a housing association?
Midland Heart owns and manages more than 32,000 properties across the Midlands. It provides affordable rented housing and homes for sale as well as care and support services.
What is the difference between right to buy and right to acquire?
They’re similar, but there’s a few differences between Right to Buy and Right to Acquire. Right to Acquire is meant for housing association tenants. Right to Buy is for council tenants. If you were a council tenant when your home moved to housing association ownership, then you’ll need the Right to Buy scheme.
What is the discount for right to acquire?
If you live in a house, you get a 35% discount if you’ve been a tenant for between three and five years. After five years, the discount goes up by 1% for every extra year you’ve been a tenant. If you live in a flat, you get a 50% discount if you’ve been a tenant for between three and five years.
Can I use my council house discount as a deposit?
Many mortgage lenders will now accept this discount as a deposit, meaning you won`t necessarily need to save up the lump sum that lenders usually want from buyers of none council properties. However, some lenders want you to provide them with a deposit regardless of the discount you`re receiving.
Who qualifies for right to buy?
Eligibility for Right to Buy You must be a secure tenant in the property you wish to buy. You must have spent at least three years as a public sector tenant. The property must be your only or main home. You must not have breached your suspended possession order.
Can you get a mortgage if on benefits?
Yes! Getting a mortgage while on benefits is certainly possible under the right circumstances. The chances of your application being approved are likely to hinge on whether you have other income or assets in addition to the money you’re getting through benefits.