Guide to buying a new home

Whether you are a first time buyer or moving up the property ladder, buying a new house is an important purchase. The process can be lengthy, confusing and stressful, but help is at hand as Bovis Homes have created a step by step Guide to Buying a New Home for you to follow.

Having the right support and understanding of the key decisions you need to make will help your move go more smoothly, especially if you are a first time buyer. You will find information on the key steps you need to take as you buy your new home including: how to save for your deposit, using the Help to Buy scheme, contacting independent mortgage advisors, and finding the property of your dreams from Bovis Homes.

If you would like to move to a larger house to accommodate a growing family or you are down-sizing we have incorporated information to help you work out how much your current property might be worth so that you can plan your budget for your new home. Whatever your circumstances, we hope you find the guide useful and we look forward to seeing you at one of our developments to discuss your next move!

Do you know your budget for your new home?
> Mortgage Calculator
Do you have a home to sell?
> Come and talk to a sales advisor who can put you in touch with an independent mortgage advisor.
Do you know the value of your current home?
Have you saved your deposit?
> You can find out an estimated value of your home using Property Price Advice > Have a look at our top tips for saving
Have you found your new home?
Do you want to buy a house through the Help to Buy equity loan scheme?
> Search for a property > Find out more here
Do you know what the Help to Buy equity loan scheme is?
Have you visited the development of your choice?
> Check visiting times, request a viewing and don’t forget to print the location map.
We can put you in touch with an independent mortgage advisor
Reserve your new home
You appoint a solicitor
Exchange of contracts
> Home demonstration > Move in day!