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Moving home? Our buying guides will put you in good stead. 

Choosing your new home is a big decision – but with our help, it needn’t be a diffcult one.

Pittis' range of home-buying guides are designed to help you through the home buying process – offering expert advice on the things you’ll need to know somewhere down the line.

So, whether you’re looking for advice on how buying a house works, or tips on what to offer on a house, we have the answers that you’re seeking.

Remember, if you ever have any questions about buying your new home, you can always get in touch. We’ll be only too happy to help.

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First time home buyers’ guide

From its timeline to buying a home to its property jargon buster, this first time buyers’ guide is an essential read for any home buyer. 


Why move to... Cowes?

Cowes embodies a relaxed lifestyle, proudly boasts a strong sense of community, a rich history and most importantly, reasonably priced properties.


What to do if you find woodworm?

With the right advice, you’ll soon discover that woodworm is an easy issue to remedy.


Best seaside towns on the Isle of Wight

From arcades to fresh fish and chips, the Isle of Wight is home to some brilliant seaside towns.


Why move to... Freshwater

Freshwater in West Wight is a charming little gem if you’re considering buying a new home on the Isle of Wight.


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.


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.


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?


How to make an offer on a house?

Whether it's sealed bids, a dutch auction or a standard sale, we’re on hand to help your through the specifics. 


What is a mortgage broker?

What does a mortgage broker exactly do and how can they help you on your buying journey? We've the answers. 


How to buy a house?

Silly question, right? However, buying a house or flat can be trickier than it seems – especially if you’re new to this.


What is the timeline for buying a house?

This handy timeline for buying a house or flat will let you know roughly what to expect once your offer is accepted.

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Buying a house or flat? You can trust Pittis to help.

Whether you’re buying a house for the first time or you’ve been buying and selling property for years, each home-buying experience will be unique – and, with a little luck and some expert help, entirely seamless.

Pittis Estate Agents have been helping buyers to find their dream home for years. You could say that we have a bit of a knack for it. So, what’s our secret?

Well, put simply, it’s our people.

Pittis Estate Agents know your new local area inside and out. We have branches in every part of the Isle of Wight which needs one – each on hand to offer bespoke advice, from 8am to 8pm. Collectively, we have walked the length and breadth of the island – which puts us in the perfect position to help you.

On your team, you'll have expert mortgage advisors and conveyancers – each on hand to guide you through the more involved parts to buying a home. And if that weren't enough, we also have a sales progressor in every branch who will keep you fully informed about where you are in the home-buying process.

Prefer to take an active role in the house-buying process? You’ll have a whole host of smart features and interactive tools at your disposal. Things like...

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Check out our Virtual Tours, detailed floor plans and professional photography – all designed to give your a real feel for a property from the comfort of your couch.

Mortgage Matters

No mortgage? Pittis can help you to find out how much you can afford to borrow using our Mortgage Calculator. Better still, touch base with our mortgage advisors who can do this for you.

Home Wise

Over 60? You could save up to 59% on your new home with the “Home for Life” lifetime lease from our friends at Homewise.

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You’ll find our latest homes on PrimeLocation, On The Market, Rightmove and Zoopla – and of course, right here on our website's own property listings page.