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At the Portland Centre we can offer advice and tips on how to buy a house. You will, of course use a Building Soceity or Bank loan and you will probably use an Estate Agent to find your home. However, it is always a good thing to know what the 'questions' are. Knowledge is power.

Buying or selling a home, normally takes 2 to 3 months. The process can take longer if you’re part of a chain of buyers and sellers.

Home purchase advice and information from The Portland Centre

There are several steps you’ll need to follow:

The Portland Centre can help you with very useful information that will help you understand just how much you might expect to pay to arrange a Mortgage and all the other fees you will have to pay.

This information is designed to help you budget and not to get very unpleasant surprises which might jeopardize the completion of your purchase.

The Portland Centre 'Buying Your Home Guide' will help you understand:

What next?

Seeking advice and information before you start searching for your 'dream home' is a great idea. At the Portland Centre we can save you time and money by guiding you through the process which is rated as the most stressful life event people will undertake, rated above divorce, bereavement and serious debt.

If you want to talk to us, just call us on 01305 824333 or e-mail us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre staff member to receive immediate assistance.