Surveying advice on housing and property

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Buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time and one that should be enjoyed. Our range of guides provide you with useful tools, top tips and advice to help you make an informed decision on your property purchase.

Why do I need a home survey?

It's easy to think you can skip getting a survey but it's one of the most important parts of a property purchase.

Buying a house

How much does it cost to own my home with Right to Buy?

Right to Buy can be a great way of stepping onto the housing ladder, but first you need to work out if you can afford it.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Help and Advice, Costs and Fees

Right to Buy vs remaining a tenant

Right to Buy might seem like an appealing option if you want to own your home, but you should check whether it’s right for you.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Renting

How do I get a mortgage?

A step-by-step guide to the process of getting a mortgage!

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Mortgages

5 things you shouldn’t do if you’re buying a home soon

Don’t fall at the first hurdle when buying a home. There are a few key things that could stop your homeowner journey before its even begun.

Buying a house, Before you buy, Help and Advice

8 things you might not know about Shared Ownership

Buying through Shared Ownership can be quite a different process - make sure you know what to expect.

Conveyancing, Buying a house

Right to Buy guide

Right to Buy has been a contentious scheme ever since it came into being in the 1980s – but what is it, and how can it help you get on the property ladder?

Buying a house, Help and Advice

How to check your credit score

If you’re eager to get a mortgage, one of the first things to consider is your credit score, as it may have an impact on how much you can borrow and what rate of interest you pay.

Buying a house, Before you buy, Help and Advice

Should you rent or buy a property?

The decision to buy your own property is a big one, and there may be times when you’re torn between renting or buying. There are some situations where one is preferable to the other. But how do you decide?

Buying a house, Before you buy, Renting