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Valuation FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about selling your shared ownership home.

How do I value my property?

Before spending money on a valuation report, look on websites such as Zoopla and Rightmove to get a rough idea of your home's value.

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Each situation is individual, and we recommend you find someone with particular experience of shared ownership.

Our panel of mortgage advisors have lots of experience in the shared ownership market. They also have unique experience of our developments.

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If you're selling your shared ownership home: A RICS-accredited valuation is required with your resale instruction. Find out more on our Selling your shared ownership home FAQs page.

If you're staircasing your shared ownership home: Before you submit your staircasing instruction you'll need to check your lease for details and also value your home. A RICS-accredited valuation is required with your instruction. Find out more on our Staircasing FAQs page.

All leaseholders - if you're extending your lease: Shared ownership leaseholders don't have a legal right to extend their leases. However we wish to give our shared owners the same choice as 100% lease owners and offer an 'informal' route. For outright leaseholders we offer both the statutory (or ‘formal’) route to lease extension as well as our own ‘informal’ procedure.

For this process it's us who will instruct an external RICS surveyor to obtain a premium. Leaseholders are responsible for costs. Find out more on our Home ownership page.

All leaseholders - if you're remortgaging: Shared owners require consent to remortgage until you staircase to 100% ownership. The other purchase options require our consent to remortgage within the first five years of ownership. 

If you're a leaseholder who otherwise owns your apartment/property in full, or if you own your freehold, you don't require landlord consent from us to remortgage. Although some lenders may want it in some circumstances.

You'll need to get a valuation in order to get a new mortgage offer, or key facts illustration, which we'll require with your remortgage application. Find out more on our Home ownership page.

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Valuations FAQs