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’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?

April 2018

Government housing reforms – how can the home buying process be improved?

If the current housebuying process is ‘not fit for purpose’, what can be done to fix it?

April 2018

What are the problems facing early Help to Buy adopters?

It's been 5 years since the Help to Buy Equity Scheme became available, but what problems are on the horizon for those who signed up?

First time buyer

Wales changes from Stamp Duty to Land Transaction Tax

Wales has transformed the way it taxes property purchases, replacing stamp duty with a new Land Transaction Tax (LTT).

News

A big welcome to the reallymoving forum!

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

Help and Advice

Property prices booming in unexpected places

When it comes to rising property prices, the focus is often on London and the South East. But is that all changing now?

Finding a house

Why are property prices booming in Ireland?

This St Patrick's Day, we thought we'd celebrate by looking at how the property market in Ireland has boomed, and what that means for people moving there.

News

Selling fees: what to expect from online estate agents

Over the last few years, there has been a significant rise in the number of online estate agents offering to sell people's homes for 'less'.

Help and Advice, Estate Agents

RICS at 150: Celebrating 150 years of surveying

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) which was first established in 1868 – during the industrial revolution – to regulate the construction industry.

Surveys, Surveying Advice