We make home ownership possible

Meet the new Proportunity Today, we’re excited to officially introduce our new brand. Proportunity’s new brand represents who we are as a company, our mission to unlock the empowering value of home ownership for everyone, our aspiring homeowner customers, and of course our hardworking team — the people who carry this mission forward every day. […]

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How does the Covid-19 crisis affect me buying a home?

The unprecedented changes to rules and regulations due to current circumstances are being updated almost daily. This article was written with the latest guidance as correct on 3 April but may quickly cease to be accurate. We take no responsibility for inaccuracies in this post and we recommend checking with any parties involved in your […]

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How to stay on track of your deposit saving goals this Christmas

Saving for a deposit is already hard enough and it’s especially difficult going into the holiday season. With gifts, parties, and other entertainment commitments packed in a short month, it’s easy to overspend or get into debt during this time of year. In fact, the average adult in the UK buys 32 gifts and spends well over £420 on gifts each year!

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10 ways to improve your credit score

There is still hope! Your credit score is one of the key pieces of information that a mortgage lender will review before they approve your application. Don’t let a poor credit score hold you back from affording your dream home! Plan ahead and read these tips to help you reach a shiny credit score in […]

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The only A-Z glossary of property jargon you need

The home buying journey is already confusing enough. It doesn’t help that there seems to be an entire language to learn to make sure you understand all the documents you are reviewing and the conversations you are having along the way. Here is a beginner-friendly glossary to help guide you and clear up some of […]

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Bettina’s Proportunity – A space of her own

“We’re all in this machine, and you can either choose to pay rent to someone else, or pay rent to yourself, and that feels better.” Bettina, age 32, had been renting a flat with several of her friends throughout her 20s, but she knew in her heart that it wasn’t something she wanted to keep […]

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Stamp Duty is on Holiday – But We’re Not!

If you’re saving up for a deposit to buy a home, you might have already considered the additional expenses it involves, such as stamp duty tax. In July the government announced a Stamp Duty holiday that ends March 31, 2021. We know most of us would love to take a holiday ourselves, but this is […]

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Getting ready to buy a home after Coronavirus

The lockdown imposed to restrict the spread of the Covid-19 virus has impacted all industries and all individuals. Home-buying is certainly not an exception – read on to find out how you might be affected, and what you can do to make the most of the “pause” in usual routine that can put you in […]

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