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Buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time and one that should be enjoyed. Our range of guides provide you with useful tools, top tips and advice to help you make an informed decision on your property purchase.

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Buying a house, First time buyer, reallymoving Updates

Significant changes to leasehold – what was announced?

Reallymoving analyses the government’s latest proposals to overhaul the controversial leasehold system, including a scrapping of the marriage value and allowing people to extend their leasehold at zero ground rent.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, News

5 things you can do this January to help you buy a property

If you know you want to buy a home someday, or you’re just getting a bit sick of looking at your flat mate’s faces after months of lockdown, then there’s no better time to start preparing.  

Buying a house

The Help to Buy deadline is approaching – what happens afterwards?

Reallymoving looks at the impending end of Help to Buy in its current format, what is going to replace it and what the situation is for buyers until the deadline is reached.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house

5 spooky places to move to in the UK

If you are a fan of the occult, you may want to move somewhere with a little supernatural history.  As we’ve discovered, once you start looking, you’ll be spooked by all the choice!

 

Buying a house, Moving home

What happens if buyers can’t complete before the Stamp Duty deadline?

This years stamp duty holiday means that buyers don't have to pay stamp duty when purchasing property under £500,000. But what happens if the purchase doesn't go through before the holiday ends on 31st March?

Buying a house, Help and Advice, News

Generation Buy – PM announces mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

Reallymoving explores Boris Johnson’s recent pledge at the virtual Tory party conference to introduce a 95% mortgage scheme for first-time buyers, to create a ‘generation buy’.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, News, Mortgages

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

Explained - shared ownership Right to Buy for housing association tenants

What are the new plans for allowing housing association tenants to buy a share in the equity of their property, and how likely are they to go through?

Buying a house