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Making Buying Simple
Buying a home might feel complicated at first, but Whiteburn are here to make the process as simple as possible. This page contains a variety of articles and resources, and our friendly team are always available to discuss options with you.
1 Discover: Call, email or pay us a visit to find out more about life at Caerlee Mill.
2 Decide: View the house types, plots and specifications, and decide which is right for you.
3 Reserve: Once your finances are confirmed, meet our sales advisor and pay the £500 reservation fee to reserve your home.
4 Familiarise: Talk to the sales advisor and site manager who will provide you with all the information you need about the house, the specification and the building process.
5 Confirm: Once you’re fully informed, conclude the missive and pay the £2,000 deposit, no later than three weeks after reservation.
6 Personalise: Dependent on the programme, personalise your home by choosing colours and selecting from the options available.
7 View: Three or four days prior to legal completion, meet with the sales advisor who will show you around your new home and explain how everything works.
8 Complete: On the date of legal completion, move into your property and start making it your home.
9 Check: Report any snagging issues to the site manager who will visit you after three days and again after 10 days to check you are happy.
10 Enjoy: Settle into your new home and start enjoying life in your new community.
The Mortgage Advice Bureau is a leading mortgage advice service with over 1,400 advisers across the UK.
The Mortgage Advice Bureau offer expert mortgage advice to consumers, both face to face and over the phone on a broad range of topics, such as; first time buyers, Help to Buy, new build, remortgaging, and even tips on how to improve your credit score.
Help to Buy is a government initiative, aimed at first time buyers to assist with getting on the property ladder, but is also available to existing home owners.
The scheme is for new build homes of up to £200,000, and the Scottish Government could assist with up to 15% of the price of the property as an equity loan.
The Scottish Government’s First Home Fund is a £150 million shared equity pilot scheme offering first time buyers up to £25,000 or up to 49% of the property valuation figure or the purchase price (whichever is lower).
To be eligible as a first time buyer, you should not own, or previously owned (solely or jointly) any property in the UK or abroad at any time. In addition, a minimum deposit of 5% of the purchase price (subject to individual lender requirements) is required, and your mortgage must be at least 25% of the purchase price.
Whiteburn is a family owned private development group based in Edinburgh. We specialise in creating unique and practical homes through innovative regeneration projects.
We’re Here to Help
Talk to us about buying a property. Our friendly team are on hand to discuss your situation and your options. We’ll do everything possible to give you the keys, to the home of your dreams.
What People Say About Us
The flat has exceeded expectations in terms of design and quality of fittings. It has genuinely earned a ‘wow’ response from all our visitors. We are happy to recommend Whiteburn.Ian and Isobel – Parkview, Dundee
Friendly service with fantastic communication throughout. The finish quality is excellent and the aftercare service has been exceptional.Janette – Ashludie House, Monifieth