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Buying your home

We don't all get the chance to road test a property before we buy, as on To Buy or Not to Buy. But if you've decided that it's time to buy, be it at home or abroad, understand the game, know the dangers, and calculate the costs before you put in that offer.

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Buying a property

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Buying at auction

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Buying abroad

Make sure you know the pitfalls


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