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.

Finding a house

Finding the home of your dreams is always an exciting time. To help you through the house hunting process, read our extensive range of useful guides and top tips to find the right home for you and your family.

A ghostly premium? Living near a haunted spot could boost your asking price

Despite what you may think, living near ghosts and ghoulies may make your property more sought after.

Buying a house, Finding a house, Selling a home

The top 5 places in the UK to live where you don’t have to drive

There are many reasons why you may want to live somewhere where you don't need a car - maybe you can't drive, you want to reduce your carbon footprint, or you can't bear seeing how much it costs to fill up your car these days.

Buying a house, Finding a house, Moving home, General Moving Advice

Up and up and up – why are asking prices continuing to rise and what does this mean for buyers and sellers?

Despite the cost-of-living crisis, political uncertainty and various other factors at play, asking prices for UK properties continue to rise – and rise at astronomical rates.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Finding a house

Homes with gardens – are they still in high demand and do they command a premium?

A look at whether having an outside space really adds as much value to a British home in 2022 as it has in the past?

Buying a house, Finding a house, Selling a home, Plants and Gardens

More upfront information on property listings – what has changed?

Following the recent joint announcement by Trading Standards and the Government regarding upfront information on property listings, here’s what it could mean for the industry. 

Buying a house, Finding a house, Estate Agents

Help – I don’t like anything I can afford!

There is nothing worse than saving up and working hard to be able to afford your first home and then realising that you can’t find anything in your budget that you actually like.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Finding a house, First Time Buyer

Coastal properties – will their value start to drop due to climate change?

We consider whether climate change will start to affect the value of coastal properties, and what's being done to combat factors like coastal erosion.

Buying a house, Finding a house, Selling a home, Before you buy

A nightmare on Elm Street – what are the spookiest UK street names?

Halloween is here. But what are the spookiest street names in Britain?

Finding a house

What does banks buying properties to rent out mean for First Time Buyers?

A look at the recent trend for banks purchasing properties to rent out and what it means for First Time Buyers.

First Time Buyers, Finding a house, First Time Buyer, News