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Is your house sitting unloved on the property market? Are you getting low numbers of viewings? Have you been asked to reduce your selling price by your agent?
How to buy a house
There is nothing more exciting and terrifying than trying to buy your own house. Take things one step at a time, and you’ll find things aren’t as scary they originally seemed.
Getting on the housing ladder can be a daunting task for many young people, and you may feel like everything is out of your price range. But there are lots of gorgeous properties for under £100,000, so with a bit of effort, you will be surprised at the house opportunities available.
When it comes to making an offer, the advice usually given is to, “offer 5 – 10% below the asking price”.
So you’ve received a last minute viewing request on your home, and the panic has set in. The house just isn’t ready to view.
When buying a property, we strongly advise you to have a property survey carried out to protect your investment.
What is a mortgage down-valuation?
Once an offer has been accepted, a chartered surveyor is instructed by the mortgage lender to find out if the purchase price you have agreed is reasonable.
Do you need some help to sell your home quickly?
Questions to ask your estate agent before instruction:
The majority of estate agents will charge a percentage of the property sale as their commission.