This book gives home buyers the knowledge they need to buy a home, and do it right. It covers all areas of the purchase process, whether you are buying for the first time or want to improve on your last experience. Buying property is an expensive business. Apart from the price of the property itself, there are costs and fees every step of the way. But some of these can be avoided or significantly reduced - if you know how. O How to negotiate the offer O Finding a value mortgage O Using the survey results O Includes leasehold, new build, auctions and joint purchase O Explains the costs and fees, and how to reduce them; O Advice on handling the paperwork O Includes really useful Money Saving Tips From finding the right property to arranging the funding and completing your purchase, this book will guide you along the way and save you money.