The house-hunting process can be very stressful. Not only do you have to work out whether or not the asking price represents good value but, unless the house is in walk-in condition, you’re going to have to figure out how much additional money you’ll need to turn it into somewhere you’d be happy living. Do as much research as you can before you make any offer and make sure the alterations you intend to do are possible. If you’re in any doubt or the numbers don’t add up to your liking, be prepared to walk away. Here are seven steps to follow to help you make the right decision.