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This is one of the fastest, easiest, and most exciting ways of buying property.

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View investment opportunities

We apply our market knowledge to help you find the best buy to let opportunities.

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Shared Ownership

Shared Ownership is a housing scheme helping you get that first foot onto the property ladder.


Don’t let COVID-19 stop you finding a new home

Did you know, our Sales teams can give you a Virtual guided tour of most of the properties we currently have on the market, so you can view them from the comfort of your own home, whenever suits you. Found a property you like already? Email the local branch to arrange a Virtual Viewing today.

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8 simple steps to buying your next home

establish budget

Step 1: Establish your budget

A Mortgage Advisor can help you organise your finances and give you a good indication of what you can afford - it could be more than you think!

Speak to one of our Mortgage Advisors. Read more

start hunting

Step 2: Start home hunting!

Register for property alerts and speak to the team at your local Romans branch so they can let you know as soon as new properties come onto the market.


Step 3: Viewings

Visit the properties you like at different times of the day and always make notes. To make it more convenient you may now be able to view the property virtually, at a time and place convenient to you, before attending a physical viewing. 

organise conveyancer

Step 4: Organise your conveyancer

Be prepared and do some research so you know which conveyancer you want to use. They look after all of the legal work involved when buying a house, including stamp duty. Request your bespoke conveyancing quote.

make offer

Step 5: Making an offer

The exciting part - you've found your dream home! Think carefully about your budget as well as the competition from other buyers, as this can drive offers beyond the asking price.

arrange survey

Step 6: Arrange a property survey

Your mortgage lender will usually insist on a Mortgage Valuation, but we also highly recommend you arrange a HomeBuyer report or Building Survey so you know exactly what you're buying.

finalise mortgage

Step 7: Finalise your mortgage

Check your Mortgage Offer carefully (with the help of your conveyancer) and arrange your life and building insurances to cover the loan.


Step 8: Exchange of contracts & completion

Once contracts are exchanged you are legally bound to go through with the purchase. You can then agree on a completion date and the keys to your new home will be handed over!

Luke was a pleasure to deal with as first time buyers, it can be daunting going into the process, but Luke was really professional, efficient and knowledgeable. The solicitors and surveyor he recommend were amazing as well. The overall process was smooth from start to finish. 

J. Bignell
6th March 2020

I can't thank Romans enough for making my first time buyer experience so easy. From the very first viewing, I was very impressed with the level of service and professionalism. Arun did an excellent job answering any queries that I had and also arranging subsequent re-visits to the flat. Romans also ensured I was regularly updated during the entire process.

S. Richards
3rd March 2020

As a first time buyer Paula and others at Romans had been of great help, guided us in all possible way to speed up the buying process, I would strongly recommend Romans for entering the property ladder as they had been of great help in getting things done quickly and efficiently in a reliable way.

K, Kabot
25th February 2020
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