Purchasing the remaining equity share of your property

If you hold a Shared Equity lease from the Council and wish to purchase remaining equity share of the property, please submit your request in writing, headed “remaining equity share purchase” to the Council’s Property and Facilities Management Team:

  • Email to: land.applications@harlow.gov.uk or
  • Write to: Property and Facilities Management, Harlow Council, Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1WG

Costs to purchase the remaining equity share of the property

  • The application fee £180 (£150 + VAT) to cover the administration costs of Property and Facilities Management
  • Harlow Council’s Legal Services fees approx. £400 - to cover the costs of preparing the legal documents.
  • Valuation fee approx. £155
  • Your own solicitors fees

Please note: all fees quoted above should be used as a guide only and may not represent what is currently charged by the Council and are subject to periodic review. Some of the fees may vary depending on the nature of the transaction