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.

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

Housing boom? What will the First Homes initiative look like in practice?

Reallymoving analyses Boris Johnson’s recent ‘new deal’ speech, setting out how Britain will bounce back from coronavirus, and asks what it had to say about the First Homes scheme.

July 2020

Moving rules – what are the differences between the constituent parts of the UK?

Reallymoving studies the differences between the different parts of the UK when it comes to moving rules during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

June 2020

Coronavirus impact – what does property buying look like now?

Reallymoving analyses what property buying looks like for purchasers in the ‘new normal’, from virtual viewings and social distancing to an increase in digital checks.

June 2020

What impact has the lockdown had on First Time Buyers?

Reallymoving takes a look at what impact the lockdown has had on First Time Buyers, what the post-lockdown market might look like and whether homes will be more affordable.

June 2020

Return to homebuying in England after lockdown – update

Last night a government statement lifted lockdown on the moving home process in England, meaning that those buying and selling can continue, or begin, their home moves. The government have outlined social distancing rules for each stage of the process.


FAQs - After Exchange

You should be moving into your new home, but you're in lockdown. Our property experts answer your questions.

April 2020