Buying a property can become a major pain if you don’t have the help and guidance of local experts. Alison George are here to help you navigate the property buying minefield making the process simple, straight-forward and enjoyable.

Here are nine steps to help you buy your next property.

Step One - Navigate the mortgage minefield

  • Speak to our in-house independent financial advisors for unbiased advice across the entire market to find the best mortgage deal for you

Step Two - Register your requirements

  • Submit your dream home requirements, in branch, over the phone or online - allowing us to keep you updated with new properties as soon as they enter the market.

Step Three - Find your dream home

  • We’ll search our database and text, email or call you about properties that meet your criteri
  • Keep an open mind — putting your stamp on a house could unlock its potential
  • Ring our friendly, professional negotiators to book viewings, we will work around your busy schedules

Step Four - Making an offer

  • You've found your dream home - great news! We will put forward your offer to the vendor and work with you to secure your purchase.

Step Five - Legalities

  • If you need help finding a solicitor, we can source quotes from trusted firms to make your decision easier.

Step Six - Progressing through your purchase

  • You won’t be forgotten, you’ll be looked after and updated during every stage of this process.

Step Seven - Survey and mortgage offer

  • Your mortgage lender will carry out a survey on the property and advise on the value - if satisfactory, a formal offer is sent to you and your solicitor.

Step Eight - Exchanging contracts

  • The exchange happens after searches are received, enquiries answered, mortgages in place and any preliminary work completed. Once you have exchanged, you have committed to the sale and a completion date will be agreed.

Step Nine - Completion

  • The balanced is transferred to the vendor's solicitor's account - you will be contacted when the money is cleared so we can release the keys to your new home.