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.

What is equity release and how does it work?

Equity release is the ability to free up the equity from your property, whilst you continue to live in it. For many people, their property is their biggest asset, but all their savings are tied up in it.

December 2018

Global news - around the world in four property stories

We navigate the globe for some of the most interesting property stories of the last year.

December 2018

Millenials would need to sacrifice 21,700 avocados to save deposit for first home

Focus on long term saving plans and ignore the hype about sacrificing avocados on toast, as our research shows you'd need to give up a lot more than just your breakfast to get on the property ladder.

December 2018

2018 - a year in property in the UK

We have a look over the last year from a property perspective, looking at everything from the impact of Brexit uncertainty to the extension of Help to Buy.

December 2018

Not just deposits – how else can the Bank of Mum and Dad help first-time buyers?

The rise in the number of first-time buyers relying on assistance from the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad has been well-documented in recent years, with it almost becoming the norm for people buying a home to turn to their parents for financial support.

December 2018