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.

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?

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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.

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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:

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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.

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First Time Buyers - Danielle'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 Danielle, who was able to buy her first home on her own, after initially planning to buy with a partner. Here's her story:

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

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.

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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.

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What should FTBs expect from the market at the end of the year and what will 2022 bring?

An exploration of the outlook for First Time Buyers for the rest of the year and into 2022.

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First Homes scheme launches – what is it all about?

A look at the First Homes scheme and what it could mean for the property market moving forward.

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