First time buyers' prize draw winner with Bruce Spence, Head of Compliance at ESPC

We are excited to announce that Louise O’Hara-Bathgate is the winner of our latest first time buyers' prize draw.

Our latest prize draw offered the chance for one first time buyer to win £3,000 to go towards their deposit for their first property purchase. We also offered the winner free advice* from ESPC Mortgages and free conveyancing from one of our ESPC member firms.

We had 903 entries to this prize draw, and Paul Hilton, CEO of ESPC, randomly selected an entrant out of the hat at the ESPC Property Information Centre. Louise was then presented with her prize certificate at the Information Centre by Bruce Spence, ESPC’s Company Secretary and Head of Compliance.

Louise moved to Edinburgh in 2014 for work, but “stayed for love”, after meeting a local from Leith who she married in February this year.

Louise has been interested in buying a place for about three years, but her and her husband have really started looking since they got married, having been to see several places. They are looking to buy somewhere in Leith, and have put the money that they received at their wedding towards it. She was absolutely delighted to find out she had won the prize draw and said, “we’re struggling to find somewhere, so this could really help.”

She added that buying a house or flat within the next year would be “a dream come true.”

We wish Louise luck on her journey, and look forward to catching up on her progress.

Keep an eye out on espc.com/win to find out about our all of our future prize draws!

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*ESPC Mortgages are here to help with all aspects of finding and securing a mortgage as well as taking care of all your mortgage and protection needs. No fee will be charged to winners of the prize draw by ESPC Mortgages. We may receive a fee or commission from the product provider. Full details will be provided at the time of the transaction.

YOUR HOME MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR OTHER LOANS SECURED AGAINST IT.