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Guide to buying
HomeGuide to Buying

The Sales market can be extremely competitive and fast-moving but by registering your requirements with Suttons we make you aware immediately of new properties and reductions. This advantage of being the first through the door gives you the edge of finding your perfect home before anyone else.

Step 1


Estate Agents

How much can you afford?

Before you begin searching it is advisable to arrange your finances. Before a property is taken off the market Suttons first want to see your agreement in principle, so we can confirm that you are proceedable read more..

Step 2

Are you selling too?

If your move will involve selling your current home it is advisable to advertise your current property before looking for a new home.

Being ready to sell means you are less likely to miss out on your dream home.

Step 3

Find the right property

With new listing each week, we’ll help you find the right property.

Step 4


Book your viewing by calling the office on 02476 525 111 or email You are required to provide your own transport to and from your appointments.

Step 5

Making an offer

Once you find your perfect property you can make an offer online or with your agent.

Let us know if there any special conditions of the offer and we'll communicate this to the seller.

Step 6

Instruct a solicitor

A successful purchase relies heavily on an efficient and experienced solicitor, its recommended you use a local one, so you can pop in to meet with them.

Step 7

Offer accepted

Once you accept an offer we will do the following:

  • Prepare a memorandum of sale
  • Confirm the agreed price with all parties
  • Confirm your solicitor & mortgage details
Step 8


As part of the conveyancing process your solicitor will do the following:

  • Raise any enquiries on receipt of the draft contract from the seller's solicitor
  • Request their own local searches
Step 9

Survey and mortgage offer

A survey of the property will be booked by a surveyor on behalf of the mortgage lender to identify any structural problems and advise on the property's value.

Step 10

Exchange of contracts

Exchange of contracts occurs when all enquiries have been confirmed and agreed.

Once the contract has been signed by both parties the deposit ...

Step 11


Completion is when the residual monies (usually 90%) are transferred from your solicitor to the seller's solicitor's account.

We will release the keys once the money has cleared in the seller's account.

Congratulations, you are now the legal owner of your new home!

Step 12


Estate Agents

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