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First Time Buyer

For anyone looking to buy their first home, the process can seem daunting. At reallymoving.com, we’ve put together a range of top tips and informative guides to help First-Time Buyers at every step of the way.

Autumn Statement – what did we learn about property?

In his much-anticipated Autumn Statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt laid out his tax and spending plans in an attempt to reverse the impact of Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-Budget.

Buying a house, First Time Buyer, News

50-year mortgages – what was announced?

Governments have long battled with the dilemma of how to make houses more affordable for First Time Buyers – and even in its dying days, the Boris Johnson government has been no different.

First Time Buyer, News, Mortgages

The Queen’s Speech – what did it reveal about ‘street votes’?

A look at the new 'levelling up' plans announced as a way to give residents more input into property planning in their local area.

Conveyancing Process, First Time Buyer, News

Is it really best to buy instead of renting?

Most people looking to move out from their family home will be told that buying is the better option to renting. But is this always the case?

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

How do I explain to my parents that the property market is different now?

When asking older family members for advice on buying your first home, a problem many young people face is a difference in attitudes towards buying based on the generational changes in the market.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, First Time Buyer

Five reasons to be hopeful about buying in 2022

A look at why 2022 could be a good year for buyers to purchase a home.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First Time Buyer

First Time Buyers - Dominika's Story

We're always eager to hear about how real people bought their first home and what worked for them.

This week, we're featuring Dominika, who was able to buy her first home on her own, with two rather large dogs and her tenancy coming to an end. Here's her story:

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

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

Is it a good time to be a First Time Buyer?

One of the biggest worries faced when buying a home is whether it's a good time to do so. This can be especially hard for those buying for the first time.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, First Time Buyer