North Lincolnshire’s first Homeownership Expo takes place on Saturday 2 March from 1pm to 6pm at the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire on Church Square in Scunthorpe.
Come along to this free event to meet with estate agents, mortgage providers, solicitors, banks and building societies, insurance companies, house builders and more for advice and guidance on every stage of the house-buying process.
The Expo is suitable for everyone on any rung of the property ladder, from first-time buyers to down-sizers. There will also be advice for those looking to buy a second property to let.
The Homeownership Expo has been organised by North Lincolnshire Council, with support from Smooth Financial Solutions, Sills & Betteridge Solicitors, and Walshe’s Property.
Talks from guest speakers will be taking place throughout the afternoon, giving you advice on getting a mortgage, Stamp Duty, investing in property and buying a house for the first time. Find out more about these talks on Eventbrite.
Here’s some of the exhibitors you’ll find at the Expo
Providing information regarding mortgages, for first-time buyers, remortgaging from other lenders, criteria on what is needed for a mortgage and information on saving for a deposit.
Barry Fenton Insurance
Providing advice on all insurance matters.
Beco Products Ltd.
Explaining how building standards will improve to cope with climate change and advising homeowners on meeting the challenge of our changing environment.
They will also have a display of locally-produced building systems to build the homes needed for a sustainable future.
BG Solicitors LLP
Staff will be on hand to talk through the conveyancing process for first-time buyers, down-sizers and home-movers.
Providing information on the services the bank provides, discussing customers’ home-buying journey and how
they manage their experience, as well as the current products the bank has that can meet customers’ needs.
Hilton Bennett Mortgage Solutions
Providing information about mortgages, including quick quotes and guidance for first-time buyers.
Providing basic mortgage information and explaining how the bank can help customers with their home needs.
Giving you the opportunity to speak to a mortgage and protection adviser about the house-buying process, providing information on special offers available through the bank. Helping people understand the importance of mortgage-related protection.
Mortgage Advice Bureau and Paul Fox Estate Agents
Providing mortgage advice and estate agency services.
Providing information on mortgages, the Government’s Right to Buy scheme, information about how the house-buying process works, a rough estimate of the costs. They will also have a personal mortgage adviser who will discuss the process of getting a mortgage.
Showcasing what they offer in terms of homeownership, including rent to buy and shared ownership as well as our outright sale homes.
Their Home Ownership Team will be available to answer any questions, register interest on any developments and will have plans/info on the developments.
Providing legal advice on the conveyancing processes.
Quality Solicitors Bradbury, Roberts and Raby
Providing legal advice on the purchase and sale of a property, including quotes on the day and a chance to speak to conveyancing experts.
Sills and Betteridge Solicitors
Providing legal advice on the sale and purchase of a property, including Stamp Duty.
Symes Bains Broomer Solicitors
Offering procedural advice on process of house buying and selling, including immediate quotes and specials offers and discounts.
Virtually Sold Estate Agents
Providing local estate agency and property management advice and services.
Providing estate agency services, property management and advice on buy-to-let investments.
William H Brown
Providing mortgage advice, letting advice, and sale and valuation advice.
Help to Buy – Homes England
Providing information on low-cost homeownership and the Help to Buy equity loan scheme.