Complete your mortgage application with your adviser
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Complete your mortgage application with your adviser

Once you receive your Authority to Proceed, you have three months to secure a mortgage and exchange contracts. It’s important that you complete your mortgage application with your financial New...

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Speaking to a mortgage adviser
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Speaking to a mortgage adviser

When you’re buying a home through Help to Buy, it’s key that you speak to a qualified new home mortgage advisor. Remember that the Government loan is available for up...

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Keeping updated on next steps
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Keeping updated on next steps

Once you’ve submitted your mortgage application with the assistance of your New Homes Mortgage Adviser (NHMA), you’ll want to stay in close contact with them and your solicitor to understand...

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Help to buy agent assessment
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Help to buy agent assessment

Once you have completed the Property Information Form (PIF), this must be sent to the Help to Buy Agent for your local area along with a copy of the Reservation...

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Home Insurance Guide
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Home Insurance Guide

When you own your own home, is it compulsory to have home insurance? What does it cover exactly, and what should you be looking out for? We explore the ins...

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Leasehold vs freehold - The differences
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Leasehold vs freehold - The differences

If you’re thinking about buying a new home, you’ll have two main options to choose from when it comes to property ownership - leasehold or freehold. If you’re unsure what...

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Top questions to ask your property solicitor
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Top questions to ask your property solicitor

If you’re a first time buyer, you may not have dealt with solicitors before. However, once you’ve had an offer accepted, you will need one. A conveyancing solicitor will handle...

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A step-by-step guide to the conveyancing process
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A step-by-step guide to the conveyancing process

Whether you’re new to the home buying process or simply need a quick refresher, it’s good to know how the journey works. To help you out, we’ve put together a...

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Moving house checklist - Council tax and change of address
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Moving house checklist - Council tax and change of address

Moving house comes with a long list of ‘to dos’. You’ll need to notify a host of providers of your change of address. One thing that doesn’t always spring to...

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5 Tips for changing your paperwork when moving house
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5 Tips for changing your paperwork when moving house

When moving house, it’s important to keep your head above water when it comes to the paperwork. From home and contents insurance to utilities and healthcare, here are our five...

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