New build taster

New-build homes

  • Work out whether a new-build home is the right choice for you and find out how to go about buying one
  • Understand how mortgages for off-plan properties work, plus why you should have a snagging survey
  • Viewing a show home? We show you how to see through the design trickery to the property underneath

What's in this guide

New-build homes

Understand the pros and cons of buying a new-build property.

Buying off-plan

Key questions to ask if you're considering buying an off-plan property.

Viewing a show home

See past the clever design of a show home to work out whether it's the right place for you.

Snagging surveys

Why you should get a snagging survey done - even if your new-build home looks perfect.

Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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