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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.

Conveyancing

Read our extensive library of conveyancing articles for help at every stage of the buying and selling process. Whether you’re a First-Time Buyer or an experienced mover, our advice can help every step of the way.

Cryptocurrency – can you buy a house using it?

A look into the world of cryptocurrency and buying houses, we ask whether it’s even possible in the majority of cases, given the extra risks at play with Bitcoin.

Conveyancing, Buying a house

What are the changes to the Shared Ownership scheme?

A look at the changes to Shared Ownership that have come into effect in April 2021.

Conveyancing, First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Shared Ownership

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

The Hardest Places to Get Planning Permission Revealed

Research from Roofing Megastore has revealed where in the UK it is most difficult, and most easy, to get planning permission approved for your property.
 

Conveyancing

What are the rules for letting a property to family?

It might seem that letting your property to family members is simple, but it can be more complicated than you think. Here we consider the issues around letting to relatives.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Advice

Can blockchain speed up the conveyancing process?

With more research going into speeding up the conveyancing process, we ask whether blockchain is really the answer.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

What is equity release and how does it work?

Equity release is the ability to free up the equity from your property, whilst you continue to live in it. For many people, their property is their biggest asset, but all their savings are tied up in it.

Conveyancing

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.

Conveyancing, Estate Agents