Case Studies

Quirky old Felixstowe is the perfect place for legal professional GJ

Legal professional GJ, 61, recently purchased a two-bedroom house from The Masefield range at Laureate Fields in Old Felixstowe. GJ had always lived in joint homes, splitting her time between various work locations and being around family and friends. She liked the idea of a hassle-free new build but struggled to find one in Suffolk that she liked. “My husband and I always divided our time between two...

Daisy May upsizes her apartment for a two-bedroom house at Laureate Fields

UEA psychology student Daisy-May, 23, recently upsized from a one-bedroom apartment at Laureate Fields to a two-bedroom house. Daisy-May purchased her apartment in The Spencer block last year but loved the development so much that she wanted to future-proof her life at Laureate Fields by upsizing to a house. “I bought an apartment last year but wanted a house that I could grow into,” said Daisy-May....

Paper consultant Megan swaps London for the Suffolk coast.

Paper Consultant Megan Simpkins, 60, recently purchased a one-bedroom apartment in The Spenser building at Laureate Fields in Old Felixstowe. Swapping her London flat for a new home at Laureate Fields enabled her to enjoy an exciting new lifestyle next to the Suffolk coast. Originally from Australia, Megan has lived in the UK for 38 years and can’t see herself ever leaving. “I love the feel of...

Richard and Jessica upsize their home and lifestyle at Laureate Fields

Electronics engineer Richard, 32, and his wife Jessica, deputy manager of a childcare centre, chose Laureate Fields to step up the ladder, purchasing a four-bedroom detached house in May last year. The couple put down a 20% deposit and Help to Buy provided a 20% Equity Loan, interest free for five years. They then took out a mortgage for the remainder of the purchase price. The couple, who were living in...

First-time buyer Rob heads back to his roots

Public relations professional Rob van der Meulen, 38, purchased a three-bedroom house at Laureate Fields in Old Felixstowe. Rob, a first-time buyer, had been renting in Twickenham, West London and purchased his new home using the Help to Buy scheme. He put down a 5% deposit and Help to Buy provided a 20% Equity Loan. He then took out a mortgage for the remainder of the purchase price. Rob purchased the...

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