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.

How best to keep your home warm and avoid insulation scams this winter

With energy prices soaring and the cost-of-living crisis biting, this winter looks set to be tough for many people.

Surveys, Help and Advice

A look back at 2021 – what were the main things that happened in the property industry?

We look back at the major property events in 2021 and how they might affect the market in 2022.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Selling a home, Help and Advice, News, reallymoving Updates

Budget 2021 – what did the Chancellor announce?

Reallymoving analyses what was announced in the recent Budget from a property perspective and what it means for the industry at large.

 

Buying a house, Help and Advice, News

What to look out for with a boiler when buying a property

When looking to buy a property, it is important not to overlook utilities like boilers. Faulty boilers could lead to issues which could cost you a lot of money down the line.

Buying a house, Before you buy, Help and Advice

What you need to know about the Party Wall Act

Whether you're improving your existing property or buying somewhere new with the intention to extend, knowing about the Party Wall Act is important.

Help and Advice

10 brilliant property websites and apps that make moving easier

Moving has always been considered stressful and overwhelming – and with good reason. But technology offers us a whole bunch of new ways to hack the housebuying process, and we’ve rounded up the top 9 tech wonders that will help you move from stressed to impressed.

Help and Advice

3 household spirits who are up to mischief

Whether you’ve used a ouija board or wandered into an abandoned mansion with a terrible past, the idea of spirits living in properties has always fascinated us.

Help and Advice

The property valuation conundrum

Property valuations play a key role in a fully functioning housing market, but recent reports suggest there is a problem: estate agents overvaluing the price of a home with Chartered Surveyors then undervaluing it, something which could be leading to many house sales falling through.

Help and Advice

13 House Selling Superstitions for Friday 13th

Do you salute a Magpie? Are you afraid of walking over three drains but will happily walk across two? Cultures are full of superstitions, with many finding their way into the world of real estate. Seeing as it’s Friday 13th this week, we thought we’d investigate further and take a look at 13 house selling superstitions from all around the world and through the ages.

Help and Advice