First-time buyers

Building quality homes that are affordable to first-time buyers, and young families, we are perfectly suited to help you navigate the journey of buying your first home.

Happy family buyers in their living room

Why first-time buyers choose us

At Gleeson, we build high quality, affordable homes, designed to help you take your first steps onto the property ladder.

In a new Gleeson home, you can expect affordable monthly mortgage payments, and low-cost living, as not only are our homes affordable to buy, but they are affordable to run too. 95% of Gleeson homes achieve an EPC rating of B or above*, meaning a new home is definitely the sensible choice when it comes to energy efficiency. 

Data from the House Builders Federation ‘Watt a Save’ report 2024 found that owners of a new build home can save over £2,000** a year on their energy bills compared to buyers of existing properties.

Ready to make your move?

With over 70 developments to choose from across the North of England and the Midlands, your dream home is just a click away.

* Gleeson EPC certificates obtained during 2023 financial year

** According to the House Builders Federation ‘Watt a Save’ report 2024

Ways to help you buy

When buying a home with Gleeson, there are lots of helpful schemes to make homeownership even easier to achieve. In addition, we also have some fantastic offers to give you even better value.

Find out more about the ways we can help you buy your new dream home by visiting one of the pages below.

Own New - Rate Reducer

Exclusive to new build homes, you'll have the opportunity to access lower mortgage interest rates and reduce your monthly payments for the initial term*. 

*Selected developments only. Terms and conditions apply.

Shared Ownership

With Shared Ownership*, you buy a share of your Gleeson home and pay a monthly rent on the part you don’t buy. Your budget will decide the size of the share you buy, making home ownership more accessible.

*Terms and conditions apply.            

Deposit Unlock

Helping you buy with a low deposit, and offering competitive mortgage rates, Deposit Unlock* makes buying a Gleeson home even more affordable.

*Terms and conditions apply.

First-time Buyer Assist

We recognise that getting onto the property ladder can be a bit daunting, especially with the cost of living increasing. With our First-time Buyer Assist scheme, you can enjoy some extra help to get you on the property ladder*.

*Terms and conditions apply.     

Key Worker

If you’re a key worker and are considering taking your first steps onto the property ladder, we will give you £1,500* towards additional extras to further personalise your new home.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Armed Forces

In acknowledgment of the work our Armed Forces do to keep our country safe, we’re delighted to offer a number of incentives and schemes* to help make homeownership more affordable and accessible.

*Terms and conditions apply.

Still not convinced? Hear from other first-time buyers as they share their experience of making the move into homeownership with Gleeson.

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