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Housing

Buying a home step-by-step guide

Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit of a maze. So, being prepared before you start looking for a home will help you through the whole process.

Selling a home step-by-step guide

Selling a home is an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit of a maze. So, being prepared before you start will help you through the whole process.

Mortgages

Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make. Find out about applying for a mortgage, types of mortgage, changing your mortgage and more.

Apartments and duplexes

Multi-unit developments are usually made up of apartments or duplexes, but can also be made up of townhouses or stand-alone houses that share facilities, such as car parks or outdoor areas, or shared services, such as security and waste collection.

Home insurance

You are not legally obliged to take out home insurance but if you have a mortgage, your lender can insist that you have buildings insurance so that you can afford to rebuild your home if it is destroyed.

Rental accommodation scams

When looking for a property to rent, either as your home or when you go on holiday, the last thing you want is to become a victim of a scam and lose your money. We have tips for you to make your renting experience as safe as possible and avoid being scammed.

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