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.

Not just deposits – how else can the Bank of Mum and Dad help first-time buyers?

The rise in the number of first-time buyers relying on assistance from the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad has been well-documented in recent years, with it almost becoming the norm for people buying a home to turn to their parents for financial support.

First time buyer

What impact might a hard Brexit have on the housing market?

With uncertainty around Brexit influencing multiple markets, we look at how property would be affected by a hard Brexit.

November 2018

Reallymoving renews sponsorship of the Verulam reallymoving race team

We’re delighted to announce reallymoving will continue to sponsor the VCC race team in 2019.

reallymoving Updates

9 ways to enjoy Christmas when moving home

Whether you’re waiting to complete, or you know you’re going to be in your home at the beginning of December, trying to co-ordinate a home move during the festive season can be tough.
 

November 2018

Changing the name on the deeds - do I need a transfer of equity?

If you’re looking to remove or add a name to the deeds of your property, or ‘buy out’ an ex-partner, you’ll need a transfer of equity. Here’s a few different reasons you might need a transfer of equity, how you can go about getting the process started, and what you need to do.

Conveyancing

5 things you might not know about...buying from an estate agent

If you’re buying a property, the likelihood is you’re going to be buying through an estate agent. The agent will show you a variety of properties they have on their list, and hope that you’ll pick one to buy.

November 2018

8 ways to stay calm and organised during your move

Today we welcome Kate Galbally, a professional organiser who shares her top tips on staying calm and organised during your move, whether you're upsizing, downsizing or rightsizing!

General Moving Advice

Really Spooky - surveyor's ghost stories

You get a survey to assess to state of a property - not usually to find ghosts! Here our surveyors share their spooky stories of the properties they wish they hadn't entered...

October 2018

What is the real cost of Help to Buy?

People using the government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan are paying more for their new build homes.

October 2018