Low cost housing option now available at Mintlaw

Colaren's Northwood development at Mintlaw
Colaren's Northwood development at Mintlaw

First-time buyers and those on council house waiting lists are among those eligible to buy new affordable housing in Mintlaw.

Aberdeenshire Council in partnership with Colaran Properties are offering 2x three bedroom properties for £110,000 in Northwoods, Mintlaw.

It is estimated the properties will be complete Late Spring 2014 and will be available to those who meet certain criteria.

It could include first time buyers or people with a significant change in their household circumstances whose gross annual income is in the region of £39,000 or less, or are either tenants of Aberdeenshire Council or a Housing Association, or waiting list applicants

A council spokesperson said: “Priority will be given to those applicants who have a local connection to the areas, for example those who live, work or have a family in Mintlaw or surrounding area.”

Aberdeenshire Council is able to offer these properties to successful applicants as part of the planning process, where developers are required to assist in the provision of affordable housing.

These properties are sold at a fixed discounted price by the developer to successful applicants as nominated by Aberdeenshire Council.

For further information, or to request an application pack, please call Audrey Johnson on (01467) 628429, or email: audrey.johnson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

You can also find more information on the council’s website at: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/housing/housingoptions/buying/affordable_housing.asp