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Commercial to residential – is it the future for the high street?

We consider the Government’s plans to make it easier to convert unused commercial buildings into residential ones, and what it means for the UK’s high streets.

Finding a house, News

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

Help to Buy scheme extended – what do you need to know?

Reallymoving looks at the latest extension of the original Help to Buy scheme until the end of May 2021, how this is affecting buyers and what comes after with the revised programme.
 

 

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, News

The cladding crisis – what is the latest?

Reallymoving takes a look at the latest announcements surrounding the cladding crisis, including new government funding and a controversial loan system, and the industry reaction to it.

 

News

Significant changes to leasehold – what was announced?

Reallymoving analyses the government’s latest proposals to overhaul the controversial leasehold system, including a scrapping of the marriage value and allowing people to extend their leasehold at zero ground rent.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, News

10 statistics that tell the story of 2020 for UK home movers.

We’ve looked back on what moving home was like in 2020 – who was moving, where and when – and you might find our statistics surprising...

News

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.
 

Help and Advice, News, Coronavirus

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

Natwest study finds remortgaging has helped increase property values

With many remortgaging their homes in the wake of Coronavirus, Natwest have found that over 50% have seen an increase in their property value.
 

News, Mortgages