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Help to Buy

Is the new Help to Buy scheme a lifeline for homebuyers, or will it drive up prices and cause a housing bubble? Helen Grady finds out how it will work and who will benefit.

The government announced this week that it was bringing it's new help to buy scheme forward to start in a few days time. Its a policy designed to help get the housing market moving. But will it really be a lifeline for hardworking families wanting to get on the property ladder or will it drive up prices and cause a housing bubble? Helen Grady finds out who the scheme is likely to benefit and talks to people trying to buy and sell in York and London.

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