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'Shared-equity package' to help first-time homebuyers


Chancellor George Osborne's Budget is expected to include a £250 million package designed to help 10,000 first-time buyers to purchase a newly-built flat or house. Richard Capie, deputy CEO of the Chartered Institute of Housing, explains why he hopes for a "triple boost" for the building sector.

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