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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...

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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

Generation Buy – PM announces mortgage scheme for first-time buyers

Reallymoving explores Boris Johnson’s recent pledge at the virtual Tory party conference to introduce a 95% mortgage scheme for first-time buyers, to create a ‘generation buy’.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, News, Mortgages

Movers of the Year Awards 2019

For the second year running, we’re delighted to congratulate our partner for their win at the BAR conference.

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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.

Help and Advice, News