Stress-free Buying For Homeowners Who Haven’t Moved House In Years
03 Mar 2022

Feeling settled, a fear of the unknown or anxious by a potential complicated process ?" some of the hurdles many people who haven’t moved home in many years face when considering buying again.

Even established homeowners can feel out of their depth when move house after 20, 30 0r 40 years; with dilemmas that can take the initial joy and excitement out of moving to a brand-new home.

They may need to consider any changes in legislation, new requirements for securing a mortgage and may feel apprehensive about moving to a new home in a new area.

However, with people now living longer and moving to easier to maintain new homes or upsizing to accommodate a growing family, Linden Homes (part of Vistry Group) recognises the importance of being able to live happily and comfortably in new surroundings.

Sales director Steve Woomble said: “Moving house ?" particularly if you haven’t done some for many years ?" can seem daunting. We tend to get comfortable in the home where memories have been created, in a location where we feel sense of belonging and are familiar with our surroundings ?" and that’s before the financial and legal requirements of moving home.

“While these and many other hesitations may prevent people from moving home, our teams are able to provide support and advice every step of the way and guide buyers through the journey towards their moving goal.

Steve added: “Our teams understand that for some buyers, the experience can be daunting, and that there are big questions that need answering. However, buying a new house or your first home doesn’t have to be complicated. Being prepared will undoubtedly help, and Linden Homes is here ?" along with our financial experts - to offer all the assistance we can.”


  • You’ll have access to Mortgage Advisors and solicitors who are independent from Linden Homes but specialise and understand the new build market ?" they can help you to exchange contracts within the exclusive reservation period. Plus, the Independent Mortgage Advisors often have access to exclusive mortgage lender products.
  • There are a number of ways we can help get you moving. If you have an existing property to sell, let us buy yours so that you can buy ours ?" through our Smooth Move or Assisted Move incentives.
  • You can enjoy blank canvas for you to stamp your own style and personality onto right from day one, and not inherit someone else’s worn out DIY, décor or fittings.
  • A 10-year Buildmark warranty will give you peace of mind, along with Linden Homes’ own two-year customer service guarantee.
  • You’ll save on running costs, with double glazing, energy efficient boilers/ heating and loft insulation helping to keep your home warm and the money in your pocket.
  • You could get more for your money. New roofs, kitchens, bathrooms and boilers cost thousands of pounds but this is all included so you’ll have nothing to worry about for years!
  • You can move into your new home as soon as it is complete. There’s no forward chain, no waiting for someone else to move out. Think how much stress that could save!
  • There is also the opportunity to enhance your property with extra fixture and fittings to suit your lifestyle needs.

For more information on how Linden Homes can help you move visit


Contact: Cetti Long, Media Matters, 01733 371363;

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