Buying a house and getting a mortgage can seem daunting at first glance and you may not know where to start. Whether you’re a first time buyer or are looking to move on to a bigger place, it can be hard to begin the process of buying a home. I’ve previously shared with you my story of being a first time buyer and the process I went through when buying my flat. And now, two years later, I’m starting the process all over again as I am moving on to my new place!
Even if you’re not ready to buy somewhere just yet or are still saving up for your deposit, there are still a few things you can do to prepare yourself. Get yourself a free credit check report just to make sure things are all in order, and it would be useful to start researching the type of mortgage you would like too.
To help you start your journey to being a homeowner, HSBC have come up with this handy infographic guide which includes the steps to buying your own home. Once you break the whole process down into manageable chunks it’s much easier to digest!