When you buy more shares in your home ownership property, increasing your equity and reducing your ground rent charges, this is known as 'staricasing'.
There will be solicitor and other administrative costs involved in staircasing. Our step-by-step guide below will walk you through this process.
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- Please make sure you read the guidance below so you are familiar with the process.
- Log in to your MyHightown account and send in details about your wish to buy more shares.
- Call 01442 292300 to pay your valuation fee. Please ask for the Homeownership team and use your address as your reference.
After your home has been valued, we will discuss how much you want to staircase (i.e. how many shares you want to buy).