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First time buyers can move into a Barratt Homes' Citipad for £99

First time buyers might do well to consider the final few 'Citipads' which are set to be released at Barratt Homes' landmark development Oceana Boulevard with excellent incentives for first time buyers, including the move in for 99 deal...

The innovative Citipads reinforce Barratt Homes' commitment to helping buyers take their first steps onto the housing ladder as they are the perfect size and an affordable price for new homebuyers.

Jodie Wincomb, Barratt Homes sales negotiator based at the site, said that there had already been tremendous interest in the Citipads at the development, with the majority sold from the first phases.

"First time buyers are being given the chance to escape the rental trap and move into their own brand new Barratt Homes property for a down payment of just 99 on selected apartments.

"The move in for 99 option means Barratt Homes will pay the stamp duty, legal fees and the deposit for a first time home buyer - making a new home in Southampton city centre even more attainable.

"Time after time we see people unable to escape the trap of rental accommodation because rents are too high for them to save for a deposit and moving costs, especially if they are also paying off a student loan.

"This initiative enables them to literally move in for a down payment of 99, use the money they would have been paying to a landlord for their mortgage and begin accruing equity," commented Jodie.

"There are a handful of Citipads left for sale from the initial phases and coupled with this latest release, there will be 34 of these properties still up for grabs.

"They have proved so popular with first time buyers as the design is large enough for comfortable living yet caters for people who might otherwise not be able to afford a new home."

And purchasers at Oceana Boulevard have a choice of Citipad with three different design types available. Homebuyers can pick an apartment with terrace or balcony; or with a slightly different layout and size.

These new homes will be integrated into the latest phase of development at Oceana Boulevard, one of the most successful city-centre locations for Barratt Homes. The development also offers luxurious penthouse suites and numerous one and two bedroom apartments.


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