Over the past two years, the pandemic has had a big impact on the property market due to government initiatives, changes in behaviours and therefore buyer requirements. We have seen record-breaking house price inflation, huge numbers of property sales, and a surge of home buyers partaking in a ‘race for space’.
While the property market has been turbulent, for many people purchasing a first home, upsizing, or perhaps buying a second property, remain key life goals. If that is the case, there are several things you can do to ensure you put your best foot forward when approaching the property ladder.
Karen Noye, mortgage expert at Quilter has the following tips for buying a home: