Buying a house is scary, complex and insanely expensive. But that doesn't make it impossible - despite what real estate doomsayers claim. This info-guide from Hones Lawyers breaks down the key steps that every potential home buying needs to be aware of.
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The following infographic lays out the chief steps you need to take before purchasing a home, along with related facts and guidelines. While much of the advice is heavily geared towards hiring a solicitor (the infographic was produced by a legal firm) there are also plenty of unrelated tips that you may not have considered.
For example, it pays to go for a house with ample storage facilities for the price and well insulated windows - while these factors have no huge bearing on overall cost, it's a nice thing to have that will avoid future aggravation. You can check out the full infographic below:
[Via Hones Lawyers] This story has been updated since its original publication.