reallymoving Blog and Insights

We study the property market to bring you interesting and relevant news from the world of property buying, selling and more in the UK and abroad.

Movers of the Year Awards 2019

For the second year running, we’re delighted to congratulate our partner for their win at the BAR conference.

News

Our new House Price Forecast suggests prices will increase in the next 3 months

Reallymoving’s new house price forecast uses quote form data to show how property prices are increasing across the country in the next three months.
 

June 2019

What are the rules for letting a property to family?

It might seem that letting your property to family members is simple, but it can be more complicated than you think. Here we consider the issues around letting to relatives.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Advice

What to do when a survey reveals woodworm

When a survey comes back with a surprising list of issues, it may put you off the house purchase completely. We discuss what to do if you find woodworm in your potential property.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

Can blockchain speed up the conveyancing process?

With more research going into speeding up the conveyancing process, we ask whether blockchain is really the answer.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

Property ownership - is the system weighted against leaseholders?

With concerns around the purchase of leasehold, and the call for reform growing louder, we consider whether the housing system is weighted against leaseholders.

April 2019

Spring Statement – what did the Chancellor say about housing?

Whilst the Chancellor's Spring Statement was light on new housing opportunities, he looked back at the impact of previous changes, and brought forward a few surprising proposals.

Help and Advice, News

Why inaccurate EPCs could cause energy efficiency issues in UK homes

Energy Performance Certificates tell you how energy efficient your home is - but what if yours is wrong? What could the impact be, and what can you do about it?

Surveys, EPCs

Could Reservation Agreements stop transactions from falling through?

Could bringing in a contract earlier in the housebuying process cut down on transactions falling through?

Help and Advice