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 offerO Finding a value mortgageO Using the survey resultsO Includes leasehold, new build, auctions and joint purchaseO Explains the costs and fees, and how to reduce them;O Advice on handling the paperworkO Includes really useful Money Saving TipsFrom finding the right property to arranging the funding and completing your purchase, this book will guide you along the way and save you money.