Buying a property is perhaps the biggest financial decision you will ever make so it is worth spending time looking at your finances.
With this in mind, it is crucial to obtain the correct and most up to date information regarding lenders and mortgage rates together with costs for professional services that you may need.
There are so many pitfalls when it comes to property that it really does pay to ask the right questions to people who will give you straight, honest and free advice!
With the advent of technology there is a lot of information available on the internet to obtain prices and products but always remember that many brokers have access to deals not available on the High Street and can save you a significant amount of money!
Take your time to read through our financial advice page and utilise our A-Z to find a Mortgage Broker near you.
How much can you afford?
Before you start looking for a new home it is imperative that you calculate how much you can afford to spend. This covers not only the purchase price but the cost of stamp duty, agents fees, solicitors and ongoing such as valuation surveys, taxes and community area upkeep.
For other information on moving, financial and mortgage advice see Which? for further advice and tips.