Navigating the property market is difficult, whether you are a first-time buyer or trying to climb the property ladder. This new edition of the best-selling guide makes the process as smooth as possible, explaining how to avoid being gazumped, gazundered or getting stuck in a chain. Buy, Sell and Move House takes you through each stage of the buying and selling process, providing realistic guidance on how to get the best from your agent and solicitor, what to check for when viewing a property, how to arrange the most suitable mortgage for your budget and avoiding potential disputes with your new neighbours. It is fully updated with information on dealing with changing housing markets. It includes guidelines on how to budget for your move, tips on understanding the true value of a property, discusses how to manage a chain and features key questions to ask the vendor or agent. Buy, Sell and Move House also presents the key differences when buying in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Kate Faulkner grew up in Nottingham and has lived in Central London, Acton, Hackney, Finsbury Park, Byfleet, West Byfleet, Reading, Thames Ditton and she now resides near Newark. She has lived in a 1930s house, student accommodation, an Edwardian home, several Victorian terraces, a 1970s property and a 1950s flat. She now lives in a 200 year old farmhouse. Kate has bought, sold, rented, renovated, traded and worked in relocation as well as set up the Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon. And she's analysed over 50 areas for buy to let investment potential. Kate loves anything and everything to do with property and has set up a free site for people carrying out projects called www.propertychecklists.co.uk. Got a question? Get an answer, she and her team will help as much as they can.