Catalyst takes to the road for first-time buyers  


Research from RICS reveals a third of purchasers do not understand the process of buying a home for the first time, suggesting there’s a significant gulf in knowledge around getting on to the property ladder.*

Determined to support first-time buyers to get the answers they need, leading housing association Catalyst has launched ‘Quiz Catalyst’, welcoming buyers to submit their questions via a series of in-person events and digital platforms this Spring.

Taking to the road for the First Time Buyer Home Show on Saturday 19th March and the London Home Show on Saturday 2nd April, attendees will be invited to submit their questions in the designated ‘Quiz Catalyst’ box. Customers can also submit their questions via the @CatalystNewHomes Instagram account, @HomesbyCatalyst on Twitter, or via email if they’ve registered their interest on

A dedicated FAQ hub on will host the responses to the most common questions, becoming a one stop shop for queries about getting on to the property ladder.

Catalyst is a proud member of the G15 group and is one of the UK’s leading housing providers in London and the Home Counties, putting them in a unique position to support first time buyers on their home buying journey. With a diverse range of developments across London and surrounding areas, Catalyst has a home to suit every buyer.

A flagship scheme in London is The Switch – a development of 181 one to three bedroom apartments in Wimbledon. The homes are part of a joint venture with Galliard Homes delivering 633 homes alongside new retail and leisure space, all set around a new 9,000-seat stadium for AFC Wimbledon. Available exclusively through Shared Ownership, Catalyst’s apartments feature high specification finishes, private outdoor space, and access to communal podium gardens.

Providing a green escape in North West London, The Folium in Muswell Hill offers a collection of one and two bedroom Shared Ownership apartments. Ideal for buyers searching for the sought after mix of city and village living, The Folium puts this affluent neighbourhood within reach of first time buyers, with deposits from just £5,220. Coppetts Wood, Highgate Woods and Alexandra Palace are all close by, giving residents tonnes of green space on the doorstep, without sacrificing an easy commute into the City.

In the picturesque village of Littlemore in Oxford is Newman Place, where Catalyst is marketing a selection of one to three bedroom homes available through Shared Ownership. Properties range from spacious apartments with open-plan living spaces, to three-storey, four bedroom houses with private gardens. Set within attractive landscaped grounds, less than four miles south of Oxford city centre and moments from rolling Oxfordshire countryside, Catalyst’s Newman Place offers the best in countryside and city living.(

Meet the Catalyst team at the First Time Buyer Home Show on Saturday 19th March and the London Home Show on Saturday 2nd April. Questions for ‘Quiz Catalyst’ can be submitted in-person or via Catalyst’s social channels.


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