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Do I qualify for a Right to Buy Mortgage.
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You’ll only get a discount through Right to Buy if you’ve been a public sector tenant for at least five years. These five years don’t have to be continuous and could have been in different homes with different landlords.
If you are buying jointly with someone else, the discount is based on the person with the most years as a public sector tenant. So if you’ve got ten years as a tenant but your partner has 15, the discount will be based on 15 years.
You’re a public sector tenant if you rent your home from the council or other public bodies like an NHS trust. If you aren’t sure whether your landlord is a public sector landlord, ask them
Maximum discount levels for Right to Buy
There’s a limit to how much money you can get off the value of your property through Right to Buy. The maximum discount across England is £75,000.