Lauren and Calum move up the property ladder

Date: Thursday 08 May 2014

“My last property was a two-bedroom terraced house in Bedworth and it had to be completely gutted when we bought it. This time my partner Calum and I wanted something we could walk into without having to do anything to it.

But we couldn’t have bought our new property without Help to Buy. We were looking at three-bedroom houses but because we sometimes have Calum’s son Ben staying with us, they were too small.

We were going to walk away but then we found out we could afford a four-bedroom house at Swallows Nest with Help to Buy.

We were looking to move to Coventry and this was the nicest area on a new development that we found.

The location is great for schools and we both work in Coventry so it’s ideal for commuting.

We fell in love with the area straight away. Everyone was really friendly when we came to look around and there are a lot of young families, which is nice.”

Lauren Manners, Swallows Nest resident