As a first time buyer, you gain real added value with Help to Buy on new build homes and the added bonus of no stamp duty payable on a great variety of properties. 

Did you know that if you are buying your first home, there is no stamp duty land tax payable on properties up to the value of £300,000? Even first time purchasers buying £300,000-£500,000 only have to pay 5% on the extra value. 

Harrow Road, Fleet – £250,000

This two double bedroom apartment features well-presented, modern accommodation, in pristine condition throughout. Ready to move into, this apartment is a great pick for a first time buyer. Contemporary laminate flooring flows through most of the living space; a spacious open plan living/dining room with French doors to a balcony, a modern kitchen fully equipped with appliances and two double bedrooms with carpets, a three piece en suite and a modern refitted bathroom. The location is superb, with Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve, the supermarket and amenities a short walk away, whilst Fleet Pond and the mainline station are both just a short cycle ride. Additionally, allocated parking is provided, as well as communal gardens.  There is also a long lease, meaning less cost, fuss and bother during the purchase process. For more details, contact the Fleet branch on 01252 812121, fleet@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

Firgrove Manor, Eversley – £270,000

If you are looking for a home with a difference, in a unique rural setting, then look no further than Firgrove Manor in Eversley. Offering contemporary style with an abundance of character, this first floor apartment is part of a grade II listed building, set amidst three acres of secure communal grounds. Green open spaces abound, ideal for walks, whilst the location is just minutes from open countryside, bridle paths and a historic cricket pitch, with local pubs and a Waitrose also in easy reach. The accommodation is generously sized and offers an array of period features, with high ceilings and exposed beams. Lovely elevated views are presented throughout and are particularly exceptional from both of the double bedrooms.  The kitchen/diner has been refitted to offer a range of quality units, whilst a good sized living room features a fireplace. For more information, please contact our Yateley branch on 01252 597900, yateley@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

Station Road East, Ash Vale – £180,000

This split-level maisonette offers the best of both worlds, a great village location, yet in walking distance of the mainline station serving London Waterloo. Featuring a large contemporary living space in excess of 17ft, this well-presented property is accessed at ground level from the front door, opening to a generous entrance hall with utility storage and stairs to the main living accommodation. The fitted kitchen is finished with quality Karndean flooring, whilst there is a modern bathroom as well as a generous double bedroom.  The property benefits from a long lease and good parking; a garage and a communal parking. For more information, please contact our Ash Vale office on (01252) 353030, ashvale@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

Hop Garden, Hook – £299,950

This contemporary home is set across three floors, providing all of the growing space and flexibility that you and your children could ask for. Featuring a spacious, light and airy living room, a modern shaker style kitchen/diner, sizeable top floor master bedroom with Velux windows and eaves storage, as well as two further large bedrooms. Just under the £300,000 threshold, this three bedroom home could be purchased without stamp duty if you are a first time buyer. For more information, please contact the Hook branch on 01256 764666, hook@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

Hawley Road, Blackwater, Camberley – £265,000

Converted in 2017, this beautiful, modern apartment is a fabulous size, offering quality fittings and high standard finishes throughout. Featuring a large, light and airy living room finished with genuine wooden flooring and a fully equipped modern kitchen with integrated appliances, this has everything a first time buyer would ask for. The building consists of just four apartments in total, offering a high degree of privacy, with the benefit of a gated entry system. Three parking spaces have been allocated, whilst the location is ideal for commuting; within easy reach of the M3, local amenities and pubs. Ideal for a first time buyer, the property benefits from a share in the freehold, an extensive lease and low cost service charges compared to average, at just £40 pcm. For more information, contact the Farnborough branch on 01252 375999, farnborough@mackenziesmith.co.uk.

If you are looking for your first home under the stamp duty threshold, do let us know and we can ensure you’re the first to hear when your ideal property becomes available. Contact your local branch to let them know your requirements, here.