Unlocking Home Ownership
StrideUp is creating more inclusive housing market by serving those left behind by mainstream lenders. Learn more about the types of clients we support.
Terry and Amber are foster parents with a new baby under their care. But when tried to buy a bigger home, traditional lenders couldn’t fully weight their foster care and other income sources. StrideUp's pragmatic approach to non-standard income gave them the extra boost needed here. Read their story
After 16 years of flat sharing and renting around London, Zara was determined to get on the property ladder. But being from a Muslim background, her options were limited as most lenders have halal products. StrideUp’s Iman range is certified Shariah compliant. Read her story.
After lock down Alison decided to follow her dreams of setting up her own boutique florist. She’s been self-employed for 18 months while her partner Steve earns a salary of £10k a year. They want to buy an East Midlands home for £350k but have been struggling to secure a traditional mortgage that meets their needs.
Omar is a Turkish national on a Tier 1 visa earning £45k. His wife Salma is working part-time on £22k a year and they’re looking to buy their first home. They would like to use a 100% gifted deposit from Salma's family but they can't find a mortgage as their circumstances are not catered to by high street lenders.
Godwin and Nancy's young family had outgrown their two bedroom flat but despite both working in management roles, they couldn't secure the mortgage they needed to upgrade. StrideUp's shared ownership model saved the day by providing a higher financing amount. Read their story.