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Buying

At Hanover we’ve been building high quality homes for more than 50 years, focusing exclusively on developing properties for older people. We have three types of housing: Downsizer Homes, Retirement Housing and Extra Care Housing.

Downsizer Homes

Our innovative, high quality, spacious properties are ideal if you’re still active and independent but are considering downsizing to streamline your life – giving you more time to focus on the things you enjoy, rather than dealing with property and garden maintenance. To find out more and arrange a viewing, please visit our Downsizer Homes website.

Retirement Housing & Extra Care Housing

For information on what these two types of housing comprise at Hanover, please see our Retirement Housing and Extra Care Housing pages.

Hanover owns a number of leasehold and freehold housing estates across its existing Retirement Housing and Extra Care portfolio. The individual properties on these estates are owned by leaseholders and freeholders. These properties come up for sale on the open market as and when the owners wish to sell. 

In the majority of cases Hanover does not act as an estate agent for homeowner re-sales. However, to help those who are interested in purchasing from individual Hanover homeowners, we've compiled the following information:

CORE (COntinuous REcording) is a national information source funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government. It records information on the characteristics of both Private Registered Providers’ and Local Authorities’ new social housing tenants and the homes they rent and buy.

CORE (COntinous REcording of Lettings and Sales in Social Housing in England)

The Homes & Communities Agency requires us to collect information about the properties we let and the types of people we let them to. During your sign-up appointment, your estate manager will discuss this with you and, if you agree, will ask a few questions. All of the information is held anonymously and is used to regulate housing associations and forms part of our governments national statistics on housing.

You can read the CORE ‘Data Sharing Agreement’ on the Government's CORE website.