Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage
Buying a home is exciting, especially so if you’re a first-time buyer. The knowledge that you’re about to have your own space, to decorate as you like and live in as you choose. It’s another major first on your journey through life.
However, the costs of buying a house can be surprising if you don’t know what to expect – there can be costs that you hadn’t considered. So we’ve listed some of these here to help you prepare, and enjoy the experience.
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