The couple have been together for seven years and are enjoying settling into their new home in Tonyrefail.
Jason told us: “We’ve both previously been homeowners with previous partners. But after having not been on the property ladder for seven years, it was really hard for us to get a substantial profit together to re-enter the market. Shared ownership made it easier for us to buy a house instead of renting.”
Lisa added: “It’s the second time round for both us with relationships. That’s what appealed to us about the shared ownership scheme; it helped us to get a mortgage that we could afford, and for less years than other products.”
Before moving to Parc Eirin, Jason and Lisa were living in the private rented sector but are not sorry to have left it behind: