House-hunting can be an exhausting business. You may like the look of a property on paper, but estate agents’ particulars and brochures don’t tell the full story. Even online virtual tours won’t give an honest ‘warts and all’ picture, so it’s essential to discover...
Starting your search It has never been easier to search for property. The estate agents’ website Rightmove.co.uk have a virtual online monopoly, claiming that as many as 90 per cent of estate agents list their offerings with them. But there are several other sites...
By arranging your home survey directly online - rather than via a mortgage lender - you can save the large chunk of the survey fee that the banks normally keep. They may still want to instruct a valuer to carry out their mortgage valuation, but don’t let them try to sell you an expensive Homebuyer or Building Survey from one of the large, target-driven, corporate firms on their 'panel'.
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