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Buying, selling and moving:a guide

Whether you’re looking to get on to the property ladder for the first time or simply reaching for the next rung, buying, selling and moving into a new home can be bewildering. To give you a head start, we’ve created these four handy guides.

Each guide has been put together by a panel of experts and covers many of the most frequently asked questions about the buying and selling process. We’ve also taken time to explain the jargon and help you understand who does what, and when. So, from the moment you find your dream home, to the moment you move in, you know what to expect.

Please choose one of the following:

First-time buyers

First-time buyers

Buying your first home can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ll show you the ins and outs of the buying process and show you it can be a quick, easy and fun experience.
Growing family

Growing family

If you’re looking for a home with more space, or just one with a garden, we’ll help you find it fast, and steer clear of time-consuming chains.
Planning to downsize

Planning to downsize

If you’re looking to reduce your outgoings, free up extra income or just move to a more manageable home, we can help you make a fresh start.
Investment opportunities

Investment opportunities

Whether you’re looking to buy a second home, buy a home to let or strengthen your investment portfolio, property offers many long-term investment opportunities.