Where it’s at: Do your homework on your new house’s location

What separates a house from a home is location. If you’re looking for a place to call home, serious research on your new location is worthwhile

As ever, location is a key factor when buying a home

Any home can be reimagined and redesigned, but you can’t pick it up and move it to a more suitable area. Even if you fall head over heels in love with a property, make sure you’re going to like the area. The wrong location can be an expensive mistake to make.

Estate agents come across impulse purchases that simply don’t work out, or moves that were made for all the right reasons, but to the ...