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Guide to Buying Property in Manchester

Our friendly and experienced team at Bentley Hurst are ready to guide you along your home buying journey with honest, expert advice and locally tailored information.

Start your search

Register today with Bentley Hurst to get information on the latest properties coming onto the market, complete with a 3D Virtual tour, professional photographs and extensive local knowledge about things like local schools, transport links, restaurants and bars etc. When you have found the places that you really love, book your viewings to see the properties in person.

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Source a Mortgage Agreement in Principle and make an offer

It's important at this stage to consider other costs when buying a property, including surveyor and solicitor fees. Bentley Hurst works with Embrace financial services, who can provide help and guidance throughout the process. Embrace gives you access to thousands of mortgage deals from high-street lenders, sourced and reviewed by experts. When you have the mortgage agreed in principle, it’s time to make the offer. Make sure you can provide the following information: your offer price, your buying position, proof of funds, mortgage/ agreement in principle, proof of ID and proof of address, as well as your solicitor’s details.

Acceptance, legal and survey

Great news, your offer has been accepted! The next thing you need to do is choose a conveyancing specialist to act for you in buying the property. Bentley Hurst works with a panel of carefully selected property lawyers, solicitors and conveyancing firms and can even advise you as you book in a survey for the property, whether that’s a mortgage valuation survey, a homebuyer survey, or a full building survey.

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Closing the sale

Once you're ready to go ahead and any required finances are in place, your conveyancer will proceed with the legal process. We will ensure the purchase of your new home is going through as quickly and smoothly as possible throughout the process, with frequent communication and reliable advice. And when your conveyancer has confirmed your purchase has exchanged and completed, you can collect the keys to your new home!