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.

What are Snagging Surveys?

If you're purchasing a new build property and want to make sure that the property is finished to the standard you expect, a snagging survey can be a great tool.

October 2019

First time buyers using Help to Buy pay more for new homes

According to our latest research, first time buyers in England buying a new home using the Help To Buy Equity Loan scheme are paying on average 10.3% more than those not using Help To Buy.

October 2019

5 ways to add value to your bathroom

If you're planning on sprucing up your property before putting it on the market, your bathroom could be a great place to start to getting that quick sale.

October 2019

How to look after your mental health during your move

According to a poll carried out by Anxiety UK, two thirds of people rate moving house as more stressful than divorce. So what can you do to take care of yourself?

October 2019

Explained - shared ownership Right to Buy for housing association tenants

What are the new plans for allowing housing association tenants to buy a share in the equity of their property, and how likely are they to go through?

Buying a house

House prices to dip over next three months

Reallymoving’s September house price forecast shows we can expect an average monthly fall of 0.9% in house prices over the next quarter.

September 2019

What are the proposed changes to Shared Ownership?

We analyse the government's plans to make tweaks to the nationwide Shared Ownership model.

September 2019

Cost of moving reaches record high

Our yearly cost of moving research shows homeowners are paying an average of £10,414 to move home.

September 2019

How is the property market faring in the run-up to Brexit?

With the countdown on to the Brexit deadline at the end of October, we look at how the property market has been affected by the current political uncertainty.

August 2019