Shared Ownership

Michelle Thompson - Play video
Michelle Thompson - Play video

Video length: 55s

The expert residential conveyancing solicitors at Forbes are the first choice for those needing professional and friendly advice when looking to get involved with any shared ownership or shared equity scheme.

We can offer expert advice to all of our clients on a fixed fee basis, saving you money and time whilst making sure you get on the property ladder as quickly as possible.

While maintaining very competitive fixed fee rates we completely tailor our services to your case, explaining every detail and making you aware of any legal and financial implications a shared ownership agreement comes with.

What is a Shared Ownership Conveyancing?

A shared ownership scheme is when buyers purchase a share of a property, usually from a housing association (HA) or registered social landlord (RSL) predominantly after securing a mortgage and means a buyer shares the ownership with the HA or RSL.

As most schemes will allow a buyer to pay more on the property as their circumstances change, often this will lead people to eventually request to purchase the remainder of the share down the line.

As certain lenders have specific requirements that must be met before they will lend money to a buyer on these schemes, there are a myriad of complicated terms and conditions that are attached, as such, it's vital you have an experienced team of conveyancing and shared ownership solicitors deal with your scheme.

Forbes is that team.

Choose Forbes for your Shared Ownership Conveyancing

With many years of experience in handling shared ownership schemes, Forbes can offer the best advice whether you are looking to start a shared ownership scheme or are already taking part and wish to increase your share in the property.

We aim to take all of the stress and anxiety out of buying a home, including anything to do with shared ownership schemes, making sure you are kept up to date through every stage of your case and that everything is explained in plain English so there are no surprises further down the line.

For free initial advice call us today on 0800 689 1358 or contact us for expert and above all friendly advice on shared ownership schemes.

Buying and selling your home

15 Feb 2017

Buying and selling your home


Five top tips for a smooth move

Read the article

Very professional and courteous staff. Our conveyancing was carried out with diligence and speed. Would highly recommend.


More clients

I have always recommended to you friends and associates in need of legal help, and I know that their opinion is as positive as mine.

Robert Paley

More clients

Having recently sold my house Forbes handled this in a very professional manner with obvious expertise. My interests were always their first priority & I was kept informed at all times.

John Monkiewicz

More clients

Make an enquiry