Before you decide to buy a property these are some of the key points to help in the buying process:
- Find out what you can afford. It is important to evaluate all costs involved in buying a home, for example, mortgage costs, legal fees, registration of deeds and stamp duty.
- Get mortgage approval if required.
- Get a solicitor.
- Ensure you can afford the property before you place an offer.
- Place an offer on property.
- It is advised to have the property surveyed before completing purchase.