Recent blog posts

What are pre-contract deposits?

We take a look at pre-contract deposits and discover why this practice has been criticised when it comes to buying a property.

What are the alternatives to Help to Buy?

The Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme, first launched by George Osborne in 2013, comes to an end this year. One of the defining housing policies of the Cameron and Osborne era, its legacy is likely to divide opinion.

The importance of home surveys

Instant home moving quote website reallymoving.com takes a look at the importance of home surveys and outlines the latest changes to the HomeBuyer Report

Neighbourly disputes – what you need to tell buyers

Reallymoving.com takes a look at a property seller’s responsibility when it comes to declaring neighbourly disputes. 

What are the advantages of the new Lifetime ISA?

As part of his Budget a few weeks ago – which will now most definitely be remembered for things other than housing – the Chancellor George Osborne announced the launch of a new Lifetime ISA to help encourage young people to save for both their first home and their retirement.