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    Guide to buying property with friends

    September 2, 2014

    Buying a home with friends is a good way, and sometimes the only practical way, of getting onto the first rung of the property ladder.

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    Guide to buying your first home

    September 2, 2014

    So you are ready to buy your first home. Presumably you have talked it over with your partner, family or friends, and are doing some internet research before taking the plunge.

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    Guide to chain-free property

    September 2, 2014

    Most houses on the market are part of a chain of other property sales and purchases. Chain-free indicates a home with no such sequence.

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    How does the Government's scrapping of HIPs impact you?

    September 2, 2014

    Once lauded as a sensible answer to the problems of gazumping, gazundering and other conveyancing nightmares, the HIP rapidly became a hated addition to buying.

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    How to buy a house

    September 2, 2014

    Buying a property is an exciting time. However, it can be stressful too, whether you are buying a home for the first time, or you have purchased a property many times before.

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    How to buy a new build house or flat

    September 2, 2014

    There are plenty of advantages to purchasing a newly-built home.

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    How to buy a property at auction

    September 2, 2014

    Lucy Alexander, presenter of long-running BBC1 show 'Homes Under The Hammer', tells you how best to negotiate the relatively risky world of auctions.

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    How to buy a property off-plan

    September 2, 2014

    Buying a property which doesn't yet exist is not for the faint-hearted, but many buyers and investors have reaped the rewards for their bravery.