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First Homes scheme approved at West Midlands’ Foxfields development

21 February 2023

Success for West Midlands region as 15 First Homes properties granted for Foxfields development.

This month, 15 First Homes properties were granted approval by Stoke-on-Trent City Council at our West Midlands team’s Foxfields site, giving more first-time buyers the opportunity to take their first step onto the property ladder.

First Homes, a new initiative from Homes England, offers first-time buyers a minimum discount of 30 per cent on the market value of a new home.

David Greengrass, Sales Director at West Midlands said:

“Nothing fills us with more pride than helping people buy their own home and it’s always incredibly exciting to see our customers moving in to their properties.

“The First Homes scheme is an exciting new initiative to help first-time buyers take their first step onto the property ladder. We’re delighted to make homes available to buy through the scheme in the West Midlands, working closely with Stoke-on-Trent City Council to make this happen.”

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