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.

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

Help to Buy scheme extended – what do you need to know?

Reallymoving looks at the latest extension of the original Help to Buy scheme until the end of May 2021, how this is affecting buyers and what comes after with the revised programme.
 

 

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, News

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

The Help to Buy deadline is approaching – what happens afterwards?

Reallymoving looks at the impending end of Help to Buy in its current format, what is going to replace it and what the situation is for buyers until the deadline is reached.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house

Generation Buy – PM announces mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

Reallymoving explores Boris Johnson’s recent pledge at the virtual Tory party conference to introduce a 95% mortgage scheme for first-time buyers, to create a ‘generation buy’.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, News, Mortgages

What is happening with the Help to Buy scheme?

We examine the latest with the divisive Help to Buy scheme, which was recently extended for a few months as a result of the pandemic.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house

Millenials would need to sacrifice 21,700 avocados to save deposit for first home

Focus on long term saving plans and ignore the hype about sacrificing avocados on toast, as our research shows you'd need to give up a lot more than just your breakfast to get on the property ladder.

First Time Buyers

Not just deposits – how else can the Bank of Mum and Dad help first-time buyers?

The rise in the number of first-time buyers relying on assistance from the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad has been well-documented in recent years, with it almost becoming the norm for people buying a home to turn to their parents for financial support.

First Time Buyers

What is the real cost of Help to Buy?

People using the government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan are paying more for their new build homes.

First Time Buyers, Costs and Fees