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Welcome to the buyers hub

published: 13 September 2022
Read time: 5 minutes

Read on for free help with your move, including:

  • Checklists to plan every step of your move

  • How to work out the cost of moving

  • Help to get up and running in your new home

1. Getting ready to move

Finding your dream home is exciting, but getting everything sorted can feel overwhelming. 

That’s why we’ve put together some handy guides and tools to help make the home buying process that bit easier.

  • Work out what you can afford

  • Budget for survey, estate agent and mortgage fees

  • Negotiate a price for the house you want to buy

  • Finalise the mortgage

  • Get a survey done

  • Exchange contracts

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage

Guides to a smoother move:

happy tenants moving home

2. Your moving day

It takes a lot of planning for moving day to go smoothly.

So take a look at our step-by-step guides and tips to help you stay organised and make sure the day goes without a hitch.

Guides for a smoother move:

3. Settling into your new home

You’re in – congratulations! There’s lots you can do now to make your new place feel like home.

Our top tips and checklists will help you to get up and running in your new home as quickly as possible.

  • Introduce yourself to your new neighbours

  • Find out what day your bins get collected

  • Change your details on the electoral roll

  • Set up your broadband

  • Update your car insurance, banks and other companies with your new address