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Many young couples find themselves living with their parents, saving up for a deposit and hoping it will be enough to afford a home of their own

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 1:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th June 2021, 1:58 pm

After living with Ryan’s parents for eight and half years, then renting for another 10 months, Rachell, a pre-school worker and Ryan, a cleaning supervisor, were ready to get on the property ladder.

“When we initially started looking at new build homes, we realised that the majority had a pretty low level of specification - offering smaller gardens and less appliances than our old rental home”, recall the couple who struggled to find homes which met their standards.

However, after receiving an email about the show home launch at Saxon Reach in Milton Keynes, from L&Q, Rachell and Ryan booked a viewing.

Rachell and Ryan

The company also have two housing collections in Wixams - L&Q at Brook View and L&Q at Willow Grove - offering two and three bedrooms homes.

“As soon as we entered the show home, we instantly fell in love with it,” says the couple, impressed with the spacious entrance, high ceilings and integrated appliances.

“The rooms were actually all bigger than those in our home at the time, as was the garden which was a real shock.”

All L&Q homes meet or exceed UK National Space Standards and a high-quality specification as standard means everything you need is included.

Ryan and Rachell

The couple say “It was such a pleasant surprise to find a home that required no compromise at all – in fact it had more than we hoped for.”

Looking ahead, Rachell and Ryan know they’ll be staying at Saxon Reach for a long time. “It’s so lovely for us to know that our home now can be our home for many years to come, and it will be the perfect place for us to raise our children in the future.”

As first time buyers, purchasing a 45% share of a three bedroom townhouse at Saxon Reach, Rachell and Ryan used L&Q’s Shared Ownership scheme to find a home they could afford.

By purchasing a share of a property (usually between 25% and 75%) and paying subsidised rent on the remainder, you’ll only need a mortgage and deposit for your share price, not the full value of the home, so you can make your perfect location and ideal home a reality.

L&Q are helping even more first time buyers with new homes at L&Q at Brook View and L&Q at Willow Grove available now through Shared Ownership.

Each and every home is crafted with a high specification as standard including furnishings, fixtures and fittings. With L&Q you can rest assured your home is ready for you to move into hassle-free.

For extra peace of mind L&Q offers an additional 2-year warranty over and above the 10-year NHBC warranty, so you are set up for the future as your family grows.

For more information or to register your interest visit: lqhomes.com/brookview.