Homebuyer Guides

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or not, the process of buying a house can be daunting. Below are some useful guides and resources for homebuyers from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) with information about what to look for when buying a house.

Guide to Buying a House

guide to buying a house for homebuyers

This clear and impartial guide to buying a home covers everything from choosing your property to arranging a survey, instructing your solicitor, exchanging contracts and completion. It’s a comprehensive and informative walk-through of each stage of the home-buying process, particularly useful to first-time buyers who have no prior experience of what to expect.

Choosing a Survey

Guide to Home Surveys

Once you’ve had the offer on the house accepted, it’s time to think about arranging a survey. Impartial and informative, this guide by RICS explains in detail everything you need to know about the different surveys you’ll need to carry out and what to expect from each of these.

The Importance of Home Surveys

Do you really need a home survey? Watch the video below to find out why it’s so important to invest in a homebuyers survey for your new property.