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.

Lockdown 2.0 - can I still move?

With a second lockdown taking place across England, you may be concerned about what this means for your moving home plans.
 

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What happens if buyers can’t complete before the Stamp Duty deadline?

This years stamp duty holiday means that buyers don't have to pay stamp duty when purchasing property under £500,000. But what happens if the purchase doesn't go through before the holiday ends on 31st March?

Buying a house, Help and Advice, News

Spring Statement – what did the Chancellor say about housing?

Whilst the Chancellor's Spring Statement was light on new housing opportunities, he looked back at the impact of previous changes, and brought forward a few surprising proposals.

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Could Reservation Agreements stop transactions from falling through?

Could bringing in a contract earlier in the housebuying process cut down on transactions falling through?

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Overview: what’s been happening in the property market this summer?

We have a look back on the top property stories this summer, and what they mean for those trying to buy homes now.

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Another new Housing Minister

With yet another change in Housing Minister, we look at what the role includes, and who the incoming minister is. 

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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.

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What’s the story with affordable housing?

The lack of affordable housing has been an ongoing problem for years, but what is it and why is it so important?

Buying a house, Help and Advice

A big welcome to the reallymoving forum!

We're pleased to announce the addition of our new forum to the reallymoving site.

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