Just as the temperatures start to dip below zero, our winter newsletter is here to provide you with some valuable tips, information and advice.
Shared Ownership is a form of house purchase where you buy a share of the value of a flat or house and the remainder is owned by Shettleston Housing Association. You pay rent to the Association for our share of the property. You purchase the share of the property either by a mortgage from a Bank or Building Society or from your own savings etc. You will also have to allow for future repairs and maintenance of the property as the sharing owner bears the entire responsibility for this.
Sometimes simple, old fashioned solutions work best and the SEA team reckons Doug the Caterpillar is just what’s needed to prevent nasty winter draughts in your home. Some of you may have seen Doug before as he is currently the spokes-insect for Home Energy Scotland’s TV ads.
Work has begun on the Association’s latest newbuild housing development, which is located at the junction of Fernan Street and Old Shettleston Road. These 29 high quality new homes, will bring a much-welcomed £3.5 million investment into the local community by the Association and its funding partners, the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council. The development has been designed by Glasgow architects’ firm, Anderson Bell Christie, and is due to be completed by main contractors, Lovell, in November 2015.