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.

FAQs: Mortgages and Lending

We know that one of the main concerns for those planning on moving right now is mortgage offers - so we asked our property experts to answer your questions.

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What qualifies as an essential move?

The government has said that ‘essential’ home moves can still go ahead – but does this apply to you?

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What can we do now to be in the best position when this ends?

You may not be able to move house during lockdown, but you don’t have to just do nothing.

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What are the home moving industry bodies saying during the coronavirus lockdown?

Reallymoving analyses what the home moving industry bodies – from RICS to the Law Society – are saying during the coronavirus lockdown, and what the official government line is.

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How are tenants and landlords affected during Coronavirus?

As much as buying and selling property is affected by the spread of coronavirus, the lettings market is seeing some disruption too.

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How are lenders, brokers, agents, legal companies, surveyors and removal companies protecting consumers during Coronavirus?

The property industry is doing everything it can to abide by government guidelines whilst trying to make sure those that absolutely need to move are still getting a great service.

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What if I lose my job and can’t afford my mortgage or rent?

Whether you're a homeowner or a tenant, the idea of being financially insecure during a pandemic can be scary. Here's what you need to know about your mortgage or tenancy during lockdown.

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Will my purchase or sale go ahead during the Coronavirus outbreak?

With the government and the NHS asking us to stay at home, many people are asking if it is still possible to move. Property expert Kate Faulkner is here to tell you what your options are.

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Should I still move home during the 2020 pandemic?

You're eager to move, but you're stuck in lockdown. Should your home move go ahead?

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