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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.

Estate agent showing new house to elderly couple

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.

How to sell your house

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

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?

Could 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.

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.

Young couple moving into new house

How to buy 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. Here is what you need to know in 12 easy(ish) steps.

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.