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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.

Buying a home with your valentine

With the average time to save a deposit as a singleton at 11 years and three months, it’s no surprise people are coupling up to get on the ladder. But what questions should you ask your sweetheart before you take the plunge?

First Time Buyers, Before you buy

Has the stamp duty cut made property more expensive for first-time buyers?

It was the Budget announcement that dominated all the headlines and seemed to give first-time buyers extra hope of making their home-buying ambitions a reality. But is the Stamp Duty exemption really making a difference to first-time buyers?

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Costs and Fees

Really Resolutions: Growing your deposit in 2018

With the average deposit now over £50,000, not everyone will be able to decide to buy, make a few changes to their spending and jump on the property ladder. But whether you have absolutely no savings, or you think you’re almost there, we have some tips and tricks to get that money working harder.

First Time Buyers

Really Resolutions: Getting on the ladder in 2018

Feeling all 'New Year, New You?' In our new Resolutions series, we can help you stick to your 2018 goals. This week...preparing to get on the property ladder.

First Time Buyers

5 easy ways to improve your credit score

Thinking about buying in 2018? Then it's time to get your credit score fighting fit. Check out these simple tips from Leeds Building Society, to help make your credit score soar!

First Time Buyers

How will the change in stamp duty affect me as a first-time buyer?

Unless you’ve suffered a news blackout or been away on holiday in recent weeks, you would have been hard-pressed to miss the announcement about stamp duty for first-time buyers in the recent Budget.
 

First Time Buyers

How to keep saving for a deposit over Christmas

The festive season is almost upon us, and it seems to start earlier every year. But is it really possible to carry on saving for your deposit without becoming a Scrooge?

First Time Buyers

How helpful is Help-to-Buy?

With the news from the Conservative Party Conference that the Prime Minister has pledged £10 billion to the Help to Buy Scheme, with the goal of helping 135,000 first time buyers get on the ladder, we decided it was time to look at the practicality of the system.

First Time Buyers, Help and Advice

10 Things I Wish I Knew When Buying My First Home

Here at reallymoving, we know the process of buying a home can be a stressful one, so we asked five recent first time buyers what they wished they knew when they started the process.
 

First Time Buyers