It’s an excellent time to buy property. The lending rate is at its lowest in about 50 years, house prices have declined in real terms and there’s more stock on the market than there are qualified buyers. But are you ready to buy?

Whether you’re planning to buy your first home or planning to buy to let, conditions appear to be perfect now. ..

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