Getting an offer accepted on a property is always a great moment – but this week we see that rather than being the finish line, it’s actually just the firing of the starter’s pistol.
The process of doing the legals and getting your mortgage arranged can be a lengthy and arduous one, and it’s your job to take control of all the people involved and keep things ticking along. In this episode we go step-by-step through everything you’ll encounter, and provide tips for how to boost your chances of coming through unscathed.
And in case it’s all a bit much to take in, we’ve got a resource of the week to help…
This week’s resource is an internal RMP document with a flowchart showing what the whole conveyancing process looks like. You can use it as a reference for everything that should be happening with your broker and your solicitor, so you know what to expect and how to keep everything moving.
Stop everything: one of our predictions was correct!
This Is Money reports that the biggest recent house price rises have been in Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham – with growth slowing in London.
We’ve been saying for a while that the gap between London and the rest should gradually close, and this seems to suggest that the process is underway.
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