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Research Energy Performance Certificates (EPC's)      
Choose a Legal Company  
Research the market      
Find out what your property is worth - be realistic!      
Find out how much the property you want is likely to cost      
How easy will it be to buy and sell or should you consider renting?      
Budget for the move      
How much equity have you in your current home?      
What will it cost to buy and sell?      
What can you borrow?      
Brief the Agents      
Identify which agents sell your property type/bracket      
Invite three agents to value your home  
Identify and brief the agents about the property you want to buy      
Contact us to find an agent      
Carry out viewings      
Make sure you are getting viewings on your own property BEFORE you get too excited about viewing other peoples!      
Choose a legal company before you make/receive an offer, ideally fixed fee      
Accept an offer BEFORE you make an offer!      
Contact us for help if your sale/purchase falls through      
Organise an Independent Survey  
Finalise your Mortgage Offer and Insurance  
Manage the purchase of your property      
File your paperwork carefully - you'll need the purchase paperwork when you come
to sell
Organise your removals/packaging subject to exchange      
Exchange contracts      
Organise your change of address  
Complete the sale and move in!      
Keep your paperwork somewhere safe and check the SDLT forms have been filed      

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