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.

Moving Cost Calculator-bloggers review

Reallymoving.com recently challenged a selection of bloggers to use our Moving cost calculator and write a blog about their experience. 

First Time Buyers, Help and Advice, reallymoving Updates

Some thoughts on the EU Referendum

Reallymoving.com looks at what a Brexit vote could mean for the UK property market. 

Help and Advice

“When I’m 85…” - major lenders increase age limit for mortgage borrowing

We take a look at how a number of major mortgage lenders have been raising their mortgage borrowing age limits over the last few weeks.

Help and Advice

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, reallymoving Updates