Searching for property can be exhausting, so there’s always a temptation to rejoice when you find a property online you actually like and go for it.
But while this may be an understandable impulse it’s also one you may live to repent at leisure. A recent survey revealed that a third of buyers felt they should have done a bit more leg work to find out about their new area before buying.
How to Find a Property
There are a various ways in which you could find a property to buy in the UK:
- find property online via the Internet
- using high street or online estate agents
- looking at the property pages in local newspapers
- contacting new homes builders for details of new properties in the area
We recommend that you register your requirements with us. As we are a credible online estate agent, we can keep you updated with all of our houses and properties that meet your requirements, new instructions and price changes. If you buy a house or property through turtlehomes.co.uk, you can be assured that estate agents fees will not have a bearing on the asking price.
Feel free to use our state of the art property search page to find whether we have any properties for sale that may be suitable for you.
You will need to consider what aspects of a property are most important to you, such as:
- number of bedrooms/bathrooms
- parking provisions
- separate kitchen and dining room
- private garden
- how much time/money you may want to spend redecorating etc.
Let us know exactly what type of property you are looking for and the elements most important to you.
If you are moving to a new area, you will need to see how this will affect your lifestyle, such as commuting to work, taking the children to school, going to the gym, etc. The seller too, should be an excellent source of good information on the nearest schools, transport links etc.
Once you have successfully completed a short list, now is the time to pick up the phone and arrange viewings.