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Preparing To Buy

Investing in property is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. When finding the right property for you it’s best to rely on sound research and planning and leave your emotions at the door.

Important things to consider are:

  • What do you really need?
  • How much can you realistically spend?
  • What area do you want to live in or where is a good place to buy a rental property?

It’s important to have a good understanding of how much you can afford to spend on a property and what types of finance are available. Speaking with a qualified financial adviser is an excellent way to work out what your options are. If you need help finding a good financial adviser we are more than happy to recommend one to you.

Our team at Blackshaw Real Estate has extensive market knowledge and we are one of the best sources of information you can use when doing your research. We can help you find the right property at the right price. You can also gather valuable information from:

  • Local newspapers
  • Real Estate Publications
  • Display homes/exhibitions
  • The internet

Shortlisting properties according to your needs can help when it comes to deciding which ones you want to view. Try assessing each property in terms of important criteria such as price range, size and location. This can make things a lot easier on you as you won’t be wasting time viewing properties that are not going to suit your needs.

If you are thinking of buying a property at auction, but have never been to one before, it is a good idea to attend a couple of auctions to get a feel for what they are like. When you are ready to buy, you can speak to us about what the procedures are at auctions and what documents you will need to take with you.

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