Colin Bibra Estate Agentsis an experienced Estate Agents providing property sales, lettings and estate management. Knowing all that there is to know about buying a new property, they offer some great tips:
Finances – before you begin looking for a new house, make sure you can afford it. Check that you can get a mortgage and that you have enough money for a deposit.
View the property – don’t dismiss a property without seeing it in person.
View several properties – the more homes you visit the better, give yourself plenty of time to make a decision.
Get a survey – always pay extra for a homebuyer report or building survey, particularly if it’s an older property that you are buying.
Consider extra costs – when buying a house take into account Mortgage Arrangement Fees, Solicitors Fees, Surveys etc. Do you have enough money left over to cover your living expenses?
Is the property Freehold or Leasehold – whilst a leasehold property may be cheaper, there may be charges attached. Find out the length of the lease and how it will affect you getting a mortgage.
Get to know the area - before you buy in an area, it’s a good idea to re-visit it several times to check out the neighbourhood, how close you will be to local shops, schools and more.
Choose a Good Solicitor – choose a reputable solicitor who comes highly recommended.
If you are thinking of buying a property in Ealing, the dedicated team at Colin Bibra Estate Agents will give you excellent advice. Call them today!!!