Things you gotta know
Before you opt for buying or renting an apartment, discover the amount you can really stand to spend on a property. Being an essential deciding factor, it necessary to state explorations for your finances and a bit research to understand their policies if any. Keep options for finances and talk accordingly to providers, brokers etc. This research would help you to keep sorted. Apart from keeping money for deposit, mortgaged assets, put aside cash for land tax too.
While going to view the property/homes/rented apartments, Do keep such queries in mind and seek answers for them like: Property isn’t a leasehold do they have any Service charges, other such taxes. Nowadays property includes modern amenities (insulation system, heating systems), do check these out else you need to get it fitted afterwards.
Main question arises when all things have been planned and sorted well. But main point to be considered is negotiations. Its required sometimes, mention your exact amount clarify it and try to close the deal if possible else could be settled via negotiating terms.
Hire some conveyance who can settle all you legal formalities on your behalf related to contract and other stuffs.