First time buyers in Leicestershire may be about to get a helping hand, thanks to the launch of a new scheme, designed to make mortgages more affordable.
Leicestershire County Council has lent £10 million to Lloyds TSB, so the bank can provide mortgages which require a reduced deposit.
The council hopes to be able to help more than four hundred first time buyers with the Lend a Hand scheme, which in turn should translate into two thousand house moves.
Christina East from Melton says
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