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Guide: The Costs Involved in Buying a House

Working out whether you can afford a house is one of the starting points for any first-time buyer. Determining your budget according to the deposit that you have been able to save is the first step. Once you have your deposit in place, it’s time to buy! Or is it?

There are some other costs that are involved in the purchase of a house that can amount to a couple of thousand pounds more than you have saved. In our guide below, we have outlined what the costs involved in buying a house are, and how much you’re likely to have to save to be able to complete the process.


“A First-Time Buyer’s Guide: The Costs Involved in Buying a House” covers:

  • Conveyancing
  • Searches
  • Surveys
  • Valuations
  • Mortgage fees
  • Insuring your house
  • Moving to your house
  • Items for your house
  • Utility bills
  • Decorating

first time buyers moving in to new house


Advice for first-time buyers

At Bray & Bray Solicitors, our conveyancing teams are highly trained, fully qualified and wholly experienced in dealing with buying houses.  We want to ensure that you are as happy as possible in your first home, so we make sure that you are as protected and well informed as possible during the process of purchasing it.

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