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The true cost of home-buying

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Buying a home is more than shelling out for simply bricks and mortar. There are associated legal, administration and government fees to pay, as well as small things you may not have considered.

In fact, the average cost of moving home in the UK went up by £870 (9%) in the past year to almost £11,000 – in London it increased by £4,732, more than five times the national increase.

Budgeting for all the costs (big and small) at the start helps you work out what you can afford, before you make an offer on your dream home.

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