First time buyers - information and advice including choosing a mortgage, the costs associated with buying a home and options such as home ownership schemes and buying the home you are currently renting.
An affordable way into home-ownership or an expensive trap? Explore the pros and cons of shared ownership schemes.
Most flats are sold on a long lease, so make sure you understand the rights and responsibilities of leaseholders.
Valuations, exchange of contracts and completion dates. Find out about the steps involved when buying a home.
Buying on your own, as part of a couple or jointly with friends - your rights explained.
Be sure you know what you are looking out for when you view a place to buy.