Home buying guides
Choosing your new home is a big decision – but with our help, it needn’t be an arduous one.
Our range of home-buying guides are here to help you through the home buying process – offering expert advice on the things you’ll definitely need to know, somewhere down the line.
So, whether you’re looking for advice on how buying a house works, or what to offer on a house, we’ll have the answers you’re seeking.
Remember, if you ever have any questions about buying your new home, you can always get in touch. We’re only too happy to help.
First time home buyers’ guide
Come for the timeline to buying a home, stay for property jargon buster – this first time buyers’ guide is an essential read if you’re new to home buying.FIND OUT MORE
Prettiest villages in Kent within easy reach of London
Home to some of the country’s most breath-taking scenery, it’s no surprise that Kent villages are among some of the UK’s prettiest.FIND OUT MORE
Why move to Maidstone
Thanks to its proximity to London, Maidstone is a popular place to live, and it's not all that expensive to set down roots here.FIND OUT MORE
How to buy a flat
From service charges to leasehold vs freehold, there are some things which your should get your head around before you buy.FIND OUT MORE
What do buyers look for in their new home?
Is it the condition of the garden or that all-important third bedroom? We have the answers.FIND OUT MORE
Why move to... Deal?
One of Kent’s picturesque Cinque ports, Deal marries the alternative ‘Brighton-like’ buzz with blissful tranquillity.FIND OUT MORE
How to make an offer on a house?
What are sealed bids? Will that cheeky, below-asking-price offer be enough to clinch the sale? We’re on hand to help.FIND OUT MORE
What to do if you find woodworm?
With the right advice, you’ll soon discover that woodworm is an easy issue to remedy.FIND OUT MORE
What to do if there’s damp in your home?
Properties with damp problems are more common than you’d think. So, should you be concerned?FIND OUT MORE
Why move to... Tunbridge Wells?
When it comes to the best places to live in Kent – or the happiest – Tunbridge Wells is a top contender.FIND OUT MORE
Why move to... Staplehurst?
Staplehurst is a great place to live if you’re looking for life in the countryside that’s within easy reach of London.FIND OUT MORE
What is a mortgage broker?
Everything that you need to about mortgage brokers and how they could help you on your buying journey.FIND OUT MORE
How to buy a house?
Silly question, huh. But buying a house or flat can be trickier than it seems – especially if you’re a first time buyer.FIND OUT MORE
What is the timeline for buying a house?
We’ve created a handy timeline for buying a house or flat, so you’ll know roughly what to expect once you’ve had your offer accepted.FIND OUT MORE
Buying a house or flat? Trust Wards to help.
Buying your new home is really quite something. Whether you’re buying a house for the first time or you’ve been doing this for years, each home-buying experience will be unique – and, with our help, entirely seamless.
Wards Estate Agents have been helping buyers to find their dream home for decades. You could say that we’ve developed a bit of a knack for it. So, what’s our secret?
Well, it’s our people.
Wards Estate Agents know your new local area inside and out. We have branches in every part of Kent which needs one – so far, in 43 locations, each on hand to answer your calls from 8am to 8pm. Collectively, we have walked the length and breadth of the county – which puts us in the perfect position to help you.
Our team includes expert mortgage advisors and conveyancers – each on hand to guide you through the more complicated bits of buying a home. We also have a sales progressor in every branch who will keep you fully informed about where you are in the home-buying process.
And if this wasn’t quite enough, you’ll have a whole host of smart features and interactive tools to make buying your new home just that little bit easier…