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.

Children’s Books about Moving House

In honour of National Storytelling Week and to help when moving with children, we’ve put together a list of 10 children's books that cover a range of moving house topics if you’re looking for a little storytelling inspiration.

January 2017

The Year of the Rooster–Are you feeling ‘Clucky?’

With the Chinese New Year fast approaching, many across the world are getting prepared to celebrate the year of the rooster with friends and family. We’ve put together a ‘lucky list,’ full of Chinese superstitions and home buying traditions in celebration of the new lunar year, which begins on Saturday 28th January 2017, so you can join in and welcome the New Year too.

January 2017

reallymoving.com 2016 review of the year

2016 was a slightly more turbulent year for first time buyers compared to that of 2015. The numbers below are based on the 220,000 movers who used reallymoving.com to get quotes for conveyancing, surveys or removals in 2016 and comparing it with the 1.5 million movers that have used our site in previous years.

January 2017

Top Tips for Buying Property In 2017

New year, new home? As we're well on our way into the New Year, we look at buying property in 2017 and share our top tips at reallymoving.com.

January 2017

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.

January 2017

What is portal juggling and why does it matter?

Buying a new property can be difficult, and during the process of finding a new home you don’t want to feel deceived or tricked into thinking a property might be new, especially when it isn’t.

At reallymoving.com, we look into portal juggling to discover what it means and how it is one of the many challenges facing buyers and tenants.

January 2017