If you are thinking of buying a property - either for the first time, or after several years - our House Buyers Guide is designed to walk you through key parts of the process, to help ensure it runs as smoothly as possible.

You can follow through each section for a full overview, or if you are familiar with some aspects of buying, then just dip in and out of the sections you want.

1. Financial preparation
2. Your search
3. Mortgages
4. Viewing property
5. Offer
6. Legal process