South East London has 5 different boroughs. These boroughs are Southwark, Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley, and Bromley. There are a huge variety of houses for sale south east London for you to choose from these include small bungalows and apartments ideal for about 2 people, there are larger 4/5 bedroom homes ideal for families, and also your more traditional 2 and 3 bedroom homes ideal for couples and smaller families. Several of the houses for sale SE London, have been recently built which means they have a modern look to them. There are many benefits of choosing to live in one of the houses for sale south east London. A big pro would be that London is a cultural hub, there are many different museums and galleries you can visit, plus each year the city holds around 250 festivals; As well as over 17,000 theatrical performances.
It’s easy to get around via public transport, this is due to an underground and over ground rail network, and they also have a regular bus service and night bus service so you can away get around. You are able to check live bus departures on different apps to make sure you’re always on time. It’s even seen as one of the greenest cities of its size and has the largest urban forest in the world. It has over 3,000 parks, 65,000 woodlands and 3.5 million gardens; which cover about 40% of the cities surface. It also has plenty of iconic sights and beaches nearby such as Brighton is an hour away, Bournemouth is two hours away and Thorpe Park an exceptional thrilling theme park filled with exciting rides is only one and a half hours away. It’s also a great place to start a business, it’s known as one of the top ten places in the world to start a business. There is plenty of free support available if you choose to do this.
There are so many unique and stunning available homes in south east London to choose from, some of these will offer individuals the option of shared ownership. Shared ownership means that you will be able to own a share of the property and then pay rent for the remaining share of the property which you don’t own. Shared ownership is a government backed initiative which helps people to get onto the property ladder; this is mostly aimed at first time buyers. When it comes to shared ownership with Moat Homes you will be given the option of purchasing larger shares into the home in the future, this process is called stair casing. People may choose to stair casing as it will reduce the rent that they pay and because when it comes to selling your home, the bigger the percentage of the property that you own, the more profit you will make from it if the value of your home is increased. You can purchase as little as a 10% share per transaction; the problem with this is that Moat Homes limit you to a maximum of three transactions. This means that if you want to have complete ownership of the property you need to achieve 100% ownership by your third transaction. To be eligible for shared ownership, you will need to be at least 18 years old, be a first time buyer, however under some other circumstances which housing associations will allow you to go through with shared ownership depending on your current situation. Your household income must be less than £60,000.