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More than 7,000 homes sold under Help to Buy scheme

Some 7,313 homes have been sold so far under the Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, the Treasury says.

The figures are the first comprehensive measure of the scheme since it was launched late last year.

Numbers from the Treasury also show that 80% of the properties sold went to first-time buyers.

Ben Thompson reports.

  • 29 May 2014
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