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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.

Really Resolutions: Getting on the ladder in 2018

Feeling all 'New Year, New You?' In our new Resolutions series, we can help you stick to your 2018 goals. This week...preparing to get on the property ladder.

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Newsflash: cabinet reshuffle and new housing minister

This week Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle was announced, with particular attention paid to the property industry.

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5 easy ways to improve your credit score

Thinking about buying in 2018? Then it's time to get your credit score fighting fit. Check out these simple tips from Leeds Building Society, to help make your credit score soar!

First Time Buyers

Property Predictions for 2018

2017 was an interesting year for the property market - but what can we expect in the coming year? Reallymoving asks 5 property specialists what they think 2018 will bring.

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How will the change in stamp duty affect me as a first-time buyer?

Unless you’ve suffered a news blackout or been away on holiday in recent weeks, you would have been hard-pressed to miss the announcement about stamp duty for first-time buyers in the recent Budget.
 

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Reallymoving does Christmas Jumper Day

 We’re feeling festive in the office, and though December is still a busy time, and we can’t quite stop to enjoy a Christmas tipple, we’re solidly munching our way through mince pies and gingerbread santas.

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UK cost of moving reaches record high

The cost of moving house has never been more expensive. Even when adjusted for inflation, the average cost of moving in 2017 is the highest it’s been since 2010 (£7,381) – and marks the third consecutive year of increases.
 

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Time travelling through house prices

Today is ‘pretend to be a time traveller day’, and to honour this frankly strange idea, we have decided to do some time travelling of our own, by popping back in time to see how much the average cost of a house was throughout the last century. Strap yourself in to your Tardis, things are about to get depressing.

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How to save for a deposit over Christmas

The festive season is almost upon us, and it seems to start earlier every year. But is it really possible to carry on saving for your deposit without becoming a Scrooge?

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