Buying a house by

The need to provide a stable home for yourself and family is the most obvious reason for buying a house or flat. It is often felt more secure than renting . Other reasons for purchase include the fact that bricks and mortar are seen as a good investment by many; a house can provide an income if it is let and capital growth which can be realised when it is sold . The purchase of property is usually carried out throuh an estate agent .
You may need a mortgage to raise funds for you to buy a house. Once you have a house you will need to take out insurance to protect both the house and its contents.