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Right to Buy Advisers

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If you have been a council tenant for more than 3 years, or were living in your home when the council transferred it to another landlord, you may be eligible to buy your home at a discount under the Right to Buy scheme.

The Government’s official Right to Buy Agent service is here to help council and housing association tenants like you who are interested in understanding and taking up your Right to Buy your home.

The service offers free and impartial advice on Right to Buy and, if you decide home ownership is the right choice for you, our advisers can also help you through the process of buying your home.

Our advisers can help you with:

  • Finding out if you are eligible
  • Working out your discount
  • Looking at your funding choices
  • Guidance about the costs involved and whether you can afford it long term
  • Completing your application form
  • Finding a solicitor

Helping you make the right choice

Whether you would like help in understanding your eligibility, the level of discount you could get, or guidance on affordability and working out the costs involved, our advisers are here to help. They can also guide you through filling out your application and can provide practical information on taking those next steps, for example organising a mortgage, finding a solicitor or arranging a survey.

Our advisers are available Monday to Friday from 9am. You can call them by phone until 4pm, chat online until 6pm or email them.

 

    Contact us

    For free, friendly, impartial advice contact the Government's Right to Buy Agent service. Our advisers are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm on the phone, until 6pm on webchat or you can email them. Please remember to give the name of your landlord in any correspondence.

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