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.

Neighbourly disputes – what you need to tell buyers

Reallymoving.com takes a look at a property seller’s responsibility when it comes to declaring neighbourly disputes. 

Conveyancing, Surveys

What are the advantages of the new Lifetime ISA?

As part of his Budget a few weeks ago – which will now most definitely be remembered for things other than housing – the Chancellor George Osborne announced the launch of a new Lifetime ISA to help encourage young people to save for both their first home and their retirement.

First Time Buyers, Help and Advice

April 1 – Deadline day for the UK's landlords

April 1 might be best known for pranks, larks and amusing made-up stories in the newspapers, but for landlords it has taken on a rather more serious bent.

Help and Advice

Government confirms stamp duty changes – what does this mean for you?

George Osborne first announced the controversial 3% stamp duty surcharge on buy-to-let and second home owners in his Autumn Statement last November. 

Now, in his eighth budget since becoming Chancellor in 2010, he has confirmed that the changes will come into play on April 1.

Conveyancing

Online reviews – can they be trusted?

Love them or hate the, online reviews are here to stay.  Following the Competition and Markets Authority review into online reviews, we provide some thoughts on why they are so important.

Help and Advice

reallymoving.com 2015 review of the year

2015 was a good year for first time buyers.  The numbers below are based on the 200,000 movers who used reallymoving.com to get quotes for conveyancing, surveys or removals in 2015 and comparing it with the 1.3 million movers that have used our site in previous years.

Help and Advice

Your sinkhole questions answered

We have invited PropertyDetective to discuss an important topic on the blog today - sinkholes. Those near St Albans and in other areas around the country understand the shock and fear which can be associated with the threat of a sinkhole.

Surveys

UK home movers don’t move as far as economy improves

We often get asked: "how far do people move, on average?"

Removals

London Moving Trends

Ever wondered where people move to and from within London?  No?  OK, we'll tell you anyway.

Removals