The hidden cost of buying a new-build

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The Government wants more homebuyers to buy new build properties. But they could end up in unsuitable, unsustainable homes as a result.

The Government wants to help first-time buyers onto the property ladder. That's apparently why it's launched schemes like FirstBuy, where Government and home builders provide an equity loan of as much as 20% of the value.