Advice on how to get a mortgage and sell a home

From buying your first home to selling your last, we've got guidance on how to do it right.

Useful information before you move


A guide to building surveys

Here's our guide on the different building surveys available before purchasing a home.


Gazumping: how to avoid it

Use our top tips on how to avoid Gazumping.


What is an EPC?

Find out everything you need to know about EPC and if you need one.


How to get a mortgage

Find out how to get a mortgage if you’re over 50, self-employed or a first time buyer.


Renting vs buying

Find out if renting or buying a property is the best option for you.


How to make an offer on a house

Understand the process and learn how to make an offer on a property with our guide.

Buying and selling your home


A guide to buying a new build property

Here's our guide to help you decide if you should buy a new build.


Top 10 house selling tips

Use our top tips to sell your home.

What is Conveyancing

What is conveyancing?

Find out everything you need to know about the conveyancing process for buyers.

The House Buying Process

The house buying process

Find out what happens at each stage, and how long it could take to buy your first home.


How to add value to your property

Find out how to make some extra cash on your home.


A guide To downsizing your property

The pros and cons of reducing the size of your home.

Property tips and tricks

Buying a Home with a Friend or Family Member

House buying with friends

Learn how to effectively buy a home with a friend or family member.

Mortgage Myths Busted

Mortgage myths busted

We reveal the facts behind the first-time buyer fiction.

Remortgage Your Property

How to remortgage your property

Find out all you need to know about re-mortgaging your property.


A guide to stamp duty

We explain how Stamp Duty works and how much you have to pay.


What is dry rot?

Find out how to spot dry rot and how it can impact your property.

Enjoying later life

What to expect when applying for life insurance

Life insurance may help safeguard your loved ones’ financial future when you die. Our guide covers what to expect when you apply.

How to find your dream home

Property viewing

Don’t overlook anything out when viewing a property!

Is my home in a nice area?

How to find crime figures, local demographics and school info.

Freehold and leasehold explained

Check your understanding of the important differences between Freehold and Leasehold property.

Ten questions to ask an estate agent

Find out the right questions to ask when viewing a house.

Moving checklist

Planning a home move? Use our checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything!

School catchments

How to find out if your new home is close to good schools.

Tips to improve your home

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Get the best wireless connection

How to make the most of your internet connection.

Apps for interior design

Free apps to help you design your perfect home.

Five tips to make your home more secure

Five tips to keep your property safe.

Get organised for that next move with our helpful products and tools

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Savings accounts

Make sure your money’s working harder, with tax-free savings options, easy access accounts and bonds – you could maximise your money and boost your savings.

Mortgages Calculator

Get an estimate of what you may be able to borrow and how much your monthly repayments could be.

What is mortgage life insurance?

Mortgage life insurance

Protecting your mortgage can be an important consideration when you buy a house. Find out how life insurance can help

Read Post Office Moneys First Time Buyers Guide

Free First Time Buyers guide

Written for Post Office Money by Your Mortgage magazine, this guide will see you through the homebuying process and help you find a path through the mortgage maze.

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