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Empowering Homeownership

Your home journey. Our support.

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, growing family or downsizer, our teams could help you move with assistance in Stamp Duty contributions, Deposit Contributions, Legal fees or even furniture!*

Speak to our team today to find out more.

Deposit Unlock

Buy a Durkan Home with only a 5% deposit, easing the burden of saving for a hefty down payment for both first-time buyers and existing homeowners.

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Assisted Move

Make your move stress-free and exciting from the start! Our Assisted Move service takes the hassle out of selling your current property, letting you relax.

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Tailored Incentives

We can help take some of the financial stress of moving away. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, growing family or downsizer, our teams could help you move with assistance in contributions to Stamp Duty, Deposit, Mortgage Payments, Legal Fees Or Furniture!

Recommend a friend

Do you know someone who would love living in a Durkan home as much as you do? Introduce a friend to a new home with us and we’ll give you both £1,000*

Recommend a friend

Part Exchange

With our Part Exchange option, we'll purchase your current home, eliminating worries about chains, fees, or buyer uncertainties. Instead, focus on embracing life's precious moments in your new home.

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Our Developments

Granary & Chapel Show home

Granary & Chapel

1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom houses from £299,950

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Hatfield East

1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom houses from £337,500

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Wintringham, St Neots, Cambridgeshire

1 & 2 bedroom apartments and 2, 3 & 4 bedroom houses from £249,950

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Manor & Braganza, Kennington

1, 2 bedroom apartments and from £569,950

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Terms & Conditions

Deposit Unlock

Subject to lenders’ participation on selected homes and developments. Rates and maximum purchase price vary via lender, based on Nationwide Building Society’s current guidelines from November 2021. Mortgages are secured on your home. You could lose your home if you do not keep up payments on your mortgage, and house prices can go down and up. Subject to our purchasing criteria. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Plot specific. Following withdrawal or termination of any offer, we reserve the right to extend, reintroduce or amend any such offer as we see fit at any time. Speak to our team to find out more.

Assisted Move

Assisted Move service is available on selected plots only and subject to our purchasing criteria.

Tailored Incentives

Subject to our purchasing criteria. Value of incentive will be taken from completion statement. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Plot specific. Following withdrawal or termination of any offer, we reserve the right to extend, reintroduce or amend any such offer as we see fit at any time.

Recommend a Friend 

The voucher must be fully completed and handed to our Durkan Homes team at the time of reservation at the development where your friend wishes to purchase their new Durkan home. At the time of handing over the voucher, the person recommending must have already purchased and completed on their own Durkan home directly from Durkan in order to qualify. The form must be signed by all parties (referrer, the person/people referred and Durkan Homes representative). Only one voucher can be used per home purchased. The payment of £1,000 to the referrer becomes payable on legal completion of the purchase of the new Durkan home taking place. Please allow 4 weeks after the legal completion date for payment. The £1,000 to the referee will be listed on their reservation agreement and will be deducted from any funds due on legal completion of the purchase of the new Durkan home. The £1,000 to the referrer is not exempt from income tax or any other tax. The recipient of such fee is responsible for the declaring and paying of any tax that may be due. Durkan Homes reserves the right to withdraw this incentive at any time.

Part Exchange

Purchasing Conditions 

This service is subject to the following conditions:

The Service is only available on selected Durkan homes at Durkan’s discretion. Durkan has the right to refuse your application for the Service at any point prior to your reservation of the Durkan Home if we learn of any reason that your Existing Property is not suitable for the Service. A Part Exchange reservation of the Durkan Home will only be considered by Durkan if we believe that the sale of your Existing Property can be easily managed from a Durkan regional office (of which Durkan shall be the sole judge). The Service cannot be used with any other incentives or purchase services unless specifically agreed by Durkan in writing at the time of reservation.

T&C’s

1.              All fitted carpets/flooring, all integrated appliances such as oven, hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, and hood, all fitted gas/electric fires, all fitted wardrobes, cupboards, shelves, towel rails and toilet roll holders, all fixed curtain rails and curtains/blinds, all wall and ceiling lights, and all garden sheds and greenhouses are included unless by prior agreement with Durkan. Please note that this is considered in forming our valuation and our Offer to you.

2.              Please arrange for the following: A current valid copy of the service record for the central heating system which will be required by our solicitors. If no service has been carried out, we will request that this is done before exchange of contracts. A satisfactory/passed electrical and gas safety certificate for your Existing Property before exchange of contracts. If the Existing Property has a solid fuel fire you will need to provide a valid HETAS certificate before exchange of contracts.

3.              If you decide to accept our Offer, we will immediately instruct an independent surveyor to carry out a Survey. Once received, we will review the Survey and you may be asked via your solicitors to supply information pertinent to specific items raised in the Survey.

4.              If your Existing Property has any external cladding (full or partial including balconies) and is over 18m in height (usually 6 storeys high) we will require a copy of EWS1 form. If there is not valid EWS1 certificate currently in place, a qualified professional would be required to conduct a fire-risk appraisal of the external wall system, and/or cladding. Please note that an acceptable rating for the EWS1 certificate would be A1, A2 or B1. In this situation, you should instruct your solicitor as soon as possible to ensure that they are able to obtain the required documentation in terms of the contracts.

5.              We will instruct one or two estate agents to market your Existing Property, which will include the right to erect a ‘For Sale’ board. We also require reasonable access to your Existing Property for viewing by prospective purchasers. A spare key must be left with the estate agents to enable accompanied viewings to be accommodated in your absence.

6.              The selected estate agent(s) will be instructed to market your Existing Property at an asking price that will facilitate a sale within a reasonable period. If you require details on which estate agents have been instructed, then please ask your sales consultant.

7.              Our solicitors will raise enquiries to your solicitors about the Existing Property in the standard nature in which your solicitor would carry out the same on the new Durkan Home you are purchasing. Therefore, to ensure exchange of contracts can take place by the deadline as noted on your Reservation Agreement we would ask that you assist your solicitor in responding to these enquiries where required as soon as possible.

8.              We insist that all matters relating to your sale and purchase be treated as strictly confidential. Please do not discuss our interest in your Existing Property to prospective viewers. Refer any queries to the estate agent appointed. Once you have vacated your Existing Property on the agreed date, we or the estate agent will carry out a final inspection. We will retain £500 at settlement which we will return to you once we have verified that: The gas and electricity supplies are not disconnected. Please ensure the heating is left on at a low setting of 15 degrees. You are responsible for payment of these services until your legal completion date unless we request otherwise. All service meters are read, and final meter readings given to your suppliers with our forwarding address for future bills. You should also advise our Sales Team of final meter readings at your Existing Property when returning your Existing Property’s keys to our appointed selling agent on the day of legal completion. Three full sets of keys to your Existing Property, including the garage and any window keys (where applicable) to be provided to our appointed selling agent at legal completion. We must insist that you do not retain any keys for your Existing Property after the agreed date to vacate. All council tax and hire purchase agreements pertaining to your Existing Property must be settled in full prior to the date of your departure. The Existing Property, including garage where applicable, and garden to be left in a presentable condition, which covers cleanliness including kitchen appliances. You will be required to make good any holes where items have been removed, and where it has been granted that you can remove light fittings or switches, these must be replaced. Any DIY work commenced, must be completed prior to you leaving the Existing Property. The Existing Property, including the loft, garage, and garden, where applicable must be left clear of all personal possessions and refuse at legal completion. Arrangements must be made prior to legal completion for the uplift of any unwanted goods and collection of refuse using the correct bins so they are emptied by the council upon your departure. Provide any codes and written instructions for alarms that are active. Please leave these in the Existing Property. Ensure that the telephone service is disconnected on the morning of your departure and such accounts forwarded to your new address.

9.              We reserve the right to have your Existing Property professionally cleaned and cleared if required. If we discover any items above are not satisfactory, we will retain your £500 to cover any costs incurred.

10.           You must be the sole or joint owner of your Existing Property.

11.           You must inform us if you do not reside in your Existing Property.

12.           If you do not intend for the Durkan Home to be your main or sole residence, you must inform us.

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