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We’re sure that you have many questions that you’d like to ask, so we’ve prepared a list of answers to the questions people ask us most often. If there’s anything we haven’t managed to cover, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Legal and Financial FAQ’s

What is a valuation survey?
What are Local Authority Search Fees?
What is the difference between Leasehold and Freehold?
I need a solicitor. Where do I start?
When does the sale of the house become legally binding?
I need a mortgage. Where do I start?
What is Stamp Duty/ Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBBT)?
What are Land Registry Fees?
There are 'Common Areas' on the development. What does this mean?
How much can I afford to spend on a home?

House Buying Process FAQ’s

Do I need to make an appointment to visit the Development?
What happens if I have a house to sell?
How long will our property be reserved for?
Do you have any special deals for first time buyers?
How do I reserve a new home?
How much money is required as a Reservation Fee?
When should I insure my new home?
What is the earliest date you can reserve a property?
Is there a waiting list for each plot / development?
When do I officially own my new home?
What security packages are available?
Do we need to sell our house before we can reserve a Barony Home?
Is my Reservation Fee refundable?
Do I need to make an appointment to visit a show home?
How much of a Deposit will I have to pay

After Sales FAQs

What maintenance is required to the outside of my home?
How do you know if I'm satisfied with my new home?
Is there anything I can do to speed up the repairs?
How long will repairs take?
How do I look after my new home?
Is there insulation in the loft?
Will Barony Homes keep in contact with me?
Can you tell me about the heating in my home?
When decorating my new home, what do I need to know?
I would like to be economical with the heating in my home, any tips?
Fix now or Inspect?
Deferring problems, what does this mean?
I have a query with my new home, who do I speak to?
Can you tell me about the gas supply to my new home?
How can I minimise condensation?
What should I do if there is a fault with an appliance?

House Building Process FAQ’s

What level of sound insulation and construction will there be in a semi detached property?
How long will the bricks last on my property before they crumble?
Can I visit my new home during construction?