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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.

Will technology make house buying easier?

As with every other industry, technology is making our lives easier - so how can it help you with your home move?

Conveyancing

The effect of school catchments on property purchases

It's that time of the year again – back to school season. Little ones, and not so little ones, have in the last few weeks been returning to infants, primary or secondary schools in their droves after the long summer break. 

Conveyancing, Help and Advice

10 Ways To Protect Yourself From ‘Friday Afternoon Fraud’

A new form of cyber attack is on the rise. Fraudsters target the conveyancing solicitors of those in the process of buying a house, infiltrating the company’s email and diverting the funds of the buyer. reallymoving has 10 top tips to avoid losing it all.

Conveyancing, Help and Advice

Should you use Right to Buy?

With Wales following Scotland in suspending Right to Buy, reallymoving asks if England will follow, or whether Right to Buy is the wrong way to go. 

Conveyancing

Government announces plans to ban leaseholds on new-build homes in England

Plans to ban New-Build houses being sold as leasehold have been announced by the government, with proposed measures to clamp down on “unfair charges” levied on buyers.

Conveyancing

What are pre-contract deposits?

We take a look at pre-contract deposits and discover why this practice has been criticised when it comes to buying a property.

Conveyancing

The Housing White Paper

Reallymoving.com takes a look at the Government Housing White Paper to find out more about how it plans to tackle and fix a 'broken market.'

Conveyancing

What is portal juggling and why does it matter?

Buying a new property can be difficult, and during the process of finding a new home you don’t want to feel deceived or tricked into thinking a property might be new, especially when it isn’t.

At reallymoving.com, we look into portal juggling to discover what it means and how it is one of the many challenges facing buyers and tenants.

Conveyancing

What are the alternatives to Help to Buy?

The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, first launched by George Osborne in 2013, comes to an end this year. One of the defining housing policies of the Cameron and Osborne era, its legacy is likely to divide opinion.

Conveyancing, First Time Buyers