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New Homes developments
New Homes developments

Be the first to know about new homes developments launching in areas local to you.

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Attend one of our property auctions
Attend one of our property auctions

Auctions are one of the fastest, easiest and most exciting ways of buying your new home.

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Check our investment opportunities
Check our investment opportunities

As leaders in the property market, we help you find the best buy-to-let opportunities.

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Learn more about Shared Ownership
Learn more about Shared Ownership

Take your first foot onto the property ladder with the Shared Ownership scheme.

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8 simple steps to buying your next home

Budget

Step 1: Work out a budget

One of our specialist Mortgage Advisors can help organise your finances, helping you understand what you can afford – it could be more than you think!

Speak to one of our Mortgage Advisors.

property search

Step 2: Start your property search

Set up Leaders’ property alerts and register with the team at your local branch so they can notify you when suitable new properties become available.

Set up property alerts now.

properties

Step 3: Take a look at the properties you like

Book appointments to look around the properties you love. To make things more convenient, some of our homes are available to view virtually!

Ask your local team for more info.

Conveyancer

Step 4: Instruct your conveyancer

We can help you decide which conveyancer is best for your purchase. They oversee the legal work involved when buying a house, including stamp duty.

Get a conveyancing quote.

Offer

Step 5: Make your offer

Congratulations – you’ve found your dream home! When making an offer, consider competition from other buyers as well as how far you can stretch your budget.

Survey

Step 6: Arrange a survey

Most mortgage lenders insist on a Mortgage Valuation, but we a suggest you also arrange a HomeBuyer report or Building Survey, so you know exactly what you’re buying.

Mortgage

Step 7: Settle your mortgage arrangements

With the help of your conveyancer, check through your Mortgage Offer carefully and put life and building insurances in place, to cover the loan should you need it.

Exchange

Step 8: Exchange contracts and complete!

Once you have exchanged contracts, you are legally bound to finalise the purchase. Agree on a completion date and the property will soon be your new home!

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