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.

House extensions – did Covid create a boom, and have they added long-term value?

Has Covid-19 created a house extension boom and will they remain valuable now we’re no longer advised to work from home?

Selling a home, Moving home, Coronavirus

Vaccination status – how does it affect home moves?

How does vaccination status and self-isolation affect house moves, following changing government guidance? 

Removals, News, Coronavirus

The end of the eviction ban – what has it meant for the private rented sector?

A closer look at the end of the eviction ban, the impact it had, the possible alternatives and what could be next for the eviction process.

Renting, Rentals, News, Coronavirus

Getting a mortgage – how has it been affected by Covid-19?

How has getting a mortgage been affected by Covid-19, in particular for those who have been on furlough or whose company has taken out Government support?

News, Coronavirus, Mortgages

Saving money for a home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The current pandemic has had a massive impact on all our lives, especially on the way that we both spend and save our money.
 

First Time Buyers, First Time Buyer, Coronavirus

Lockdown 2.0 - can I still move?

With a second lockdown taking place across England, you may be concerned about what this means for your moving home plans.
 

Help and Advice, News, Coronavirus

Return to homebuying in England after lockdown – update

Last night a government statement lifted lockdown on the moving home process in England, meaning that those buying and selling can continue, or begin, their home moves. The government have outlined social distancing rules for each stage of the process.
 

Coronavirus

FAQs – Before Exchange

You've been in the process of buying but you haven't reached the exchange part yet - what should you be doing during this time?

Coronavirus

FAQs: Preparing for your move during lockdown

 You’re following the rules and staying home, but you want to get your move on the road. Here are our top questions about what you can do during the lockdown to prepare for your move.
 

Coronavirus