Feel like it's taking forever to get your new home? We've got eight top tips to help you speed up your property purchase.
Get ahead of the competition
Give yourself the best chance of getting the home you want by arranging your mortgage in principle and solicitor in advance. It will go a long way with the seller.
Sealed bids, solicitors making offers rather than estate agents and virtually no gazumping. How the home buying process in Scotland differs from England.
Being methodical and having a 'buying a house' checklist can make all the difference when you're on the hunt for a new home.
From getting your paperwork in order, to lining up your mortgage brokers and solicitors in advance, estate agents reveal how to ensure you have the best chance of securing that sale.
Negotiating your offer
You’ve found your dream home, so what should you offer to secure it? Here’s what to bear in mind when making your decision.
If the property you’ve agreed to buy is shown as ‘sold subject to contract,’ can you breathe a sigh of relief? Not quite yet... here's what it means.
Yes you can. Having a house purchase fall through is stressful, emotional and pricey all at the same time. But you can buy insurance to protect you from being out of pocket.
Found your perfect home? Here’s what to consider before you make an offer on a house.
Gazumping is when your accepted offer is trumped by another buyer. Here’s how to minimise the risk of it happening to you.
When making an offer on a property it can be tempting to throw everything at it. Here’s what to weigh up before you do.