Is buying a help to buy studio flat a terrible idea, or just a very bad one?

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Possibly a bad idea in this market. Depends where.

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Do you mean shared ownership or are you worried about a potential dip in house prices/rising cost of living/ increased interest rates ?

Well if you want financial advice from a creative, I think buy when you can and are ready. It’s better than renting. And you can never know what the future holds so you can only do what’s best for you. But make sure you can afford it if interest rates go up.

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