If you’re a first-time buyer, the Starter Homes scheme could help you buy a new-build home with a 20% discount. The maximum cost of a home offered via the Starter Homes scheme will be £250,000 outside London and £450,000 inside London (presently the scheme is only available in England). The scheme hasn’t started yet but planning is well underway. Aspiring homeowners can register their interest online now by clicking here.