What to do when things go wrong No matter how experienced you are at dealing in property, there’s always something nasty that can jump out and bite you. The trick is to see it coming and deal with it promptly. A lot of problems are simply down to poor communication....
Agents have another trick up their sleeves that’s guaranteed to boost prices when several buyers are after the same property. Going to ‘sealed bids’ involves asking all the hopeful purchasers to formally submit their ‘best and final offer’ confidentially in writing by...
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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