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.

How sharing your data could get you on the property ladder sooner

This week we welcome app FirstHomeCoach to tell us about open banking and what that means for your saving plans.

Conveyancing

Another new Housing Minister

With yet another change in Housing Minister, we look at what the role includes, and who the incoming minister is. 

Help and Advice

Is buying a home now cheaper than renting?

With recent research revealing that monthly mortgage repayments on a first-time home are lower than monthly rents, we're asking: is it now cheaper to be a home owner?

Buying a house, Renting

How to choose an online estate agent

Online estate agents are becoming increasingly popular as we move further into the digital age. Property Road are on the blog to tell us what to look out for.

Estate Agents

How downsizing could free up family housing

Downsizing might be one answer to the property supply issue in the UK, but why aren't more people doing it?

Buying a house, Selling a home

Surveying cavity wall insulation

If you're buying a property that has cavity wall insulation, or has had it removed, it's worth considering the long term effects on the property and its value. The results may surprise you.

Surveys

What you need to know about the Party Wall Act

Whether you're improving your existing property or buying somewhere new with the intention to extend, knowing about the Party Wall Act is important.

Help and Advice

Fun ways you can make money for your mortgage deposit

Saving is often about saying 'no' to things - but what if saving for your deposit could be fun?

First Time Buyers

Who is responsible when it comes to property fraud?

When it comes to cases where the seller of a property isn't really the owner, we ask who is liable and what the outcomes are.

Conveyancing