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 survey do you need for a modern home?

Assuming a new property is defect-free can be (and usually is) a costly mistake. With the right survey report, you can make sure the repair costs don't come out of your pocket.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

Insight – is now the right time to buy a property?

With so many changes since lockdown was lifted, now could be a great time to move home - but is it right for you?

September 2020

Coronavirus: where is the property industry now?

As lockdown restrictions gradually lift, we take a look at the current state of the property market and what it might mean for you.

September 2020

What are the UK government’s ‘radical’ planning reform proposals?

We analyse the release of a new government White Paper outlining radical and controversial reforms to the planning system in England.

August 2020

What is happening with the Help to Buy scheme?

We examine the latest with the divisive Help to Buy scheme, which was recently extended for a few months as a result of the pandemic.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house

Is it a good time to move home in the UK?

With moving home being put on hold during lockdown, and more concerns about finances and job security, you’d be forgiven for dismissing the idea of moving now. But there are lots of reasons that it might be the perfect time to move. 

July 2020

Is now a good time for second steppers and upsizers to buy?

We look at the current state of the housing market, and analyse whether now is a good time to think about buying your next home.

July 2020

The Chancellor’s summer economic update – what was said about housing?

We analyse the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s recent economic address to the House of Commons, where he outlined a Stamp Duty holiday for 90% of buyers and a green homes scheme.

July 2020

10 top tips for making your move easy

We know that it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to moving home. Especially during a global pandemic. But if you've decided now's the time for greener pastures, we've got our top tips to help you get your ducks in a row.

July 2020