Posts Tagged ‘buying’

How to negotiate the best price when buying a property

Negotiating the best price when buying a property

No matter what we buy, we all want to find the best price and clearly when buying a property this is one of the most important factors. Buying a home is the most expensive purchase you will ever make in your life, not to mention the most important, so it is essential that you find…

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Top 5 causes of delay in the conveyancing process

Delays in the conveyancing process

An accepted offer on a home is cause for celebration. But, in many cases, the journey to completion can be longer than you bargained for. Watch out for these 5 most common delays. 1. Management companies being slow in returning information on leasehold properties If you’re buying a leasehold property (many flats and apartments and even…

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How to keep your property purchase on track

How to keep your property purchase on track

Buying a home can be a stressful experience – but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few handy tips to make it as smooth-sailing as possible. You need to jump through a few hoops when buying a home and even if both you and the seller are keen to exchange contracts promptly, there can be…

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9 points to consider when picking a Solicitor

picking your solicitor

Think you’ve found the solicitor to get you through the trials of the homebuying process? Here are some simple and quick checks you can make before committing. 1. Who exactly will be handling your case? Clarify who’ll be put in charge of your case. And ask whether you will be dealing with just that ‘case-handler’…

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What survey do I need for my new home?

What survey do I need for my new home?

If you’re buying a home, you’ll want a survey to ensure its bricks and mortar are sturdy and not concealing any nasty defects – but which type should you go for? Buying a new home is a major financial commitment – probably the biggest you’ll ever make. But how can you determine exactly what it…

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