Help to Buy ISA launches


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The Government backed Help to Buy ISA promises top up payments of 25% to first time buyers taking part in the scheme, but it comes with limits and restrictions to qualify. The initiative allows anyone over the age of 16 to open an account, as long as they are first time buyers. It allows anyone…


I wonder why they don’t allow people to invest their Help to Buy ISAs in something that might make them a bit more like in the stock market, or funds and trusts. I know it’s riskier but over five years is a reasonable time horizon I feel.


Well I guess the reason why they don’t is because by and large it will be short term money which lend itself well to volatile stock markets @sandradore.

I think they’re a good idea. I could never have afforded the sumptuous house I have had prices been this high when I was young.