How do you safely and comfortably buy a property? Buying a house is a massive investment and getting it just slightly wrong can be costly. If you’ve never done it before the process can be challenging. Buying property involves a lot of paperwork and procedures that can’t be avoided.

When it comes to finding a mortgage you have several options: mortgage brokers, individual banks or searching online. Again, it’s important to research all of them.

If you’ve decided you’d like to own your own home, there are a few things you can do or consider to be informed about what you should do and everything else you must avoid.