First Time Buyer Loan

Wessex Solutions

First time buyers

Sedgemoor District Council and West Somerset District council have launched a new funding scheme to help local first time buyers onto the property ladder.

Local residents who are hoping to buy their first home can apply for a subsidised loan product to assist with a variety of costs associated with buying a home.

If you are a first time buyer and have lived in the Sedgemoor or West Somerset for the last three years, a loan may be able to help you top up a deposit or assist with moving /legal fees.

The first time buyer loan scheme has been made available through Hinkley Housing Funding with the intention of facilitating moves from social housing or private rented properties in the area. 

Next Steps - To apply for the loan you must meet the following criteria:-

Step 1 - You a first time buyer and have lived in Sedgemoor or West Somerset for 3 years?

Step 2 - You have some savings towards a deposit?

Step 3-   You have contacted your bank/building society to find out how much you can borrow in principle towards purchasing a home?

Step 4-   Please complete the enquiry form and email it to and one of the Wessex Resolutions Officers will be in touch.