Steps to buying your new home
Buying your new home is one of the biggest decisions you'll ever
make. Whether it's raising a deposit, securing a mortgage or simply
finding the right home − every aspect can be a challenge.
We're here to help you throughout the process. Now that you've
reserved a new home with us, let us make your purchasing journey as
smooth as possible.
This six-step guide answers most of the questions you might
We understand that you won't have much time and that's why we
recommend putting these key dates in your diary to ensure a smooth
The Big Day
Reserve your home, appoint/inform your solicitor and arrange an
appointment with a bank or building society to apply for a mortgage
and pay your valuation fee. If necessary, advise your employer
that reference of earnings is required.
3-4 days later
Bromford's solicitor will send contracts to your
Once these documents have been received, arrange an appointment to
discuss the contracts.
Within 14 days
On certain developments it may be possible to make your mark on
your new home by taking advantage of any options to personalise the
bathroom, kitchen or other rooms. Ask your site sales consultant
about any choices you have on features like kitchens doors,
worktops and tiles and check when you need to decide on them.
Before you move into your new home, you'll get the
chance to view your new home during normal working hours
to raise any construction-related queries or concerns. Be sure to
arrange a meeting through the sales consultant or sales
Make an appointment with your solicitor. Bromford's solicitor
will send contracts to your solicitor. Once these have been
received you need to arrange an appointment to discuss the
contracts and go through any queries that have been raised.
After you've exchanged
Get to know your new home. When your new home is nearing
completion, your sales consultant will arrange an appointment to
view it. This means you will get the chance to get familiar with
the layout and understand how features like heating and other
Once monies have been received and legal completion has taken
place, your sales consultant will contact you to arrange a date and
time to collect the keys to your new home. During this meeting,
your sales consultant will take you to your new property, read the
meters and then formally hand over the keys.
We will contact you seven days after you move into your new
home, with a follow-up meeting a month later, to check everything
is as it should be.