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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.

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Selling fees: what to expect from online estate agents

Over the last few years, there has been a significant rise in the number of online estate agents offering to sell people's homes for 'less'.

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What does the cabinet reshuffle mean for housing?

Theresa May’s recent cabinet reshuffle wasn’t anywhere near as wide-ranging as promised. From a property perspective, though, there were a number of promising developments – not least the fact that housing will now have a position at the cabinet table.

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Newsflash: cabinet reshuffle and new housing minister

This week Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle was announced, with particular attention paid to the property industry.

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Property Predictions for 2018

2017 was an interesting year for the property market - but what can we expect in the coming year? Reallymoving asks 5 property specialists what they think 2018 will bring.

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Reallymoving does Christmas Jumper Day

 We’re feeling festive in the office, and though December is still a busy time, and we can’t quite stop to enjoy a Christmas tipple, we’re solidly munching our way through mince pies and gingerbread santas.

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UK cost of moving reaches record high

The cost of moving house has never been more expensive. Even when adjusted for inflation, the average cost of moving in 2017 is the highest it’s been since 2010 (£7,381) – and marks the third consecutive year of increases.
 

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Time travelling through house prices

Today is ‘pretend to be a time traveller day’, and to honour this frankly strange idea, we have decided to do some time travelling of our own, by popping back in time to see how much the average cost of a house was throughout the last century. Strap yourself in to your Tardis, things are about to get depressing.

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Here's how raffles are helping people to buy and sell homes

When most of us think of raffles, we think of charity dinners, school fêtes and money-raising initiatives at sports events. Now, though, new online property competition platforms have been launched that give would-be buyers the chance to win a home for just £2. 
 

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