Low cost housing to go on market in Inverurie

First-time buyers and those on council house waiting lists are among those eligible to buy new affordable housing in Inverurie.

Aberdeenshire Council is offering the one and two-bedroom homes for fixed prices in partnership with a local developer.

There is one one-bedroom flat at a fixed price of £85,000 and one two-bedroom flat at a fixed price of £99,000 at Knightsbridge, 24 High Street, built by Bancon Homes.

The properties are expected to be ready by November and are available to those who meet the following criteria: First time buyers or people with a significant change in their household circumstances who earn less than a specified gross annual household income; Are either tenants of Aberdeenshire Council or a Housing Association, or waiting list applicants.

Priority will be given to those applicants who have a local connection to the area or the surrounding area.

Aberdeenshire Council is able to offer these properties to successful applicants as part of the planning process, where developers are required to assist in the provision of affordable housing.

These properties are sold at a fixed discounted price by the developer to successful applicants as nominated by Aberdeenshire Council.

For further information contact Elise Young on (01467) 628421 or elise.young@aberdeenshire.gov.uk. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

You can also find more information on the council’s website at: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housingoptions/buying/affordable_housing.asp