First-time buyers

We’re proud to make homeownership a reality for our customers.

Our vision is Building Homes. Changing Lives. and with over 70% of our customers being first-time buyers, we are perfectly suited to help you navigate buying your first home. Plus Gleeson is the home of great value, meaning getting onto the property ladder could be easier than you might think!

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Why first-time buyers choose us

If you’ve been living with your parents or renting for a while, then you might think that buying a home isn't possible but at Gleeson we build high quality low cost homes with prices starting from just £100,000.

With a Gleeson home you can expect small monthly mortgage payments, and low-cost living, as not only are our homes affordable to buy, but they are affordable to run too. Our homes use 49%* less energy than the average older home, and owners of new build homes can expect to save an average of £395 on their annual heating bills, £12 a year on lighting and £28 on hot water**.

Are you ready to make the move?

We have over 80 developments to choose from, so your dream home is just a click away.

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Our buying schemes

When buying a home with Gleeson, there are lots of helpful schemes to make homeownership even easier. Home Reach part buy – part rent scheme is a scheme where you can buy a share of your chosen new build home and just pay a monthly rent on the part you don’t own.

There's also First Homes, a new government scheme which allows first-time buyers to buy selected new build homes at a discount of at least 30% of the market value***. Deposit Unlock, where you can buy a home with a 5% deposit, and let’s not forget to mention our own scheme, first-time buyer assist or our partnership with Armed Forces Direct if you are in the military.

Find out more about our schemes by visiting the pages below.

*British Gas energy used by Gleeson customers 2020-2022. **Home Builder Federation Data March 2022 ***Terms and conditions and local authority criteria eligibility applies. 

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