Moving home guides

Our moving home guides cover everything from mortgage applications and checklists, to help to buy schemes and haggling so you can climb the property ladder.

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How to get your home valued for free

With a bit of detective work it is possible to get a good idea of your home's worth for free, thanks to information now available online.

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What is a bridging loan?

A bridging loan could help you buy a property while you wait for the sale of your existing home.

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Guide to buying a house

Buying a house is complicated, often stressful, but extremely satisfying if you get it right. Knowing what to expect and how to go about it the right way is crucial. Follow our guide on how to buy a house and find out what you need to know in these easy(ish) steps.

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20 things to do when moving house

Moving home is one of the most stressful and financially draining things you can do, so here are our top 12 things to arrange before moving day to make your life easier.

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The piece of paper that will help sell your home

Every home for rent or sale needs one, but what difference will an Energy Performance Certificate really make when it comes to sell your home? We explain.

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Negative equity but need to sell: Your options

Being stuck in negative equity when you need to sell your home puts you in a difficult situation - but there are ways to get around the problem. We explain your options.

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Should I buy a house with friends?

Buying a house is still out of reach for many first time buyers. Sharing the costs with friends or family can seem like a good idea, but what do you need to know before you take the plunge?

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How to save enough money to move out

If you're stuck at home living with your parents, here's how to make your dream of moving out a reality.

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Can buying a repossessed property save you money?

If you can put aside the emotive mental images conjured up by the words 'repossessed property', then there are some real bargains to be had. You just need to know where to look and how to go about buying.

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How to sell your house

We share step-by-step advice on what you need to do if you're considering selling your house.

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How should you pay your rental deposit?

Rent, deposits and letting agent fees are rising in price. Here's how to pay your deposit and whether you should consider borrowing the money or using a credit card.

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11 secrets for successful property viewing

Whether you are looking to rent or buy, viewing potential properties is a key part of house hunting. Here is how to make sure a property is really worth your money.

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