First Time Buyers Property Advice

Are you a first time buyer looking to get on the property ladder? We have a wide range of advice and information to help you at reallymoving.com

Home Report FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Home Report required for residents in Scotland

Surveys, Scotland, Home Reports

What is an Operator's Licence?

If you hire a removal company for a move bigger than 500 cubic feet (approximately a 1 bed flat) it is more than likely that they will need an Operator’s Licence or they will only be able to use small vans, and moving home may take longer.

Removals, General Moving Advice

Removals insurance

Your insurance firm may require an extra premium to cover your move, (an ‘outside the home’ or ‘personal possessions’ supplement) but this can be less than the price of a takeaway! Okay, possibly around the £30 mark.

Removals, General Moving Advice

Top tips to help with moving house

Improve the organisation of your house move with these straightforward tips to get you going in the right direction

Removals, Moving home

Why use a RICS surveyor?

Buying a home? Find out how you can benefit from the expert guidance of a RICS Chartered Surveyor for your house survey.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

What is a HomeBuyer Report?

Learn about what a HomeBuyer Report includes and find out when you might need one.

Surveys, Surveying Process

Moving day survival kit

Preparing a survival kit can make moving day run so much smoother as you won’t have to continuously rummage through boxes to find the essentials.

Removals, General Moving Advice

Do I still need a HIP?

No, you don't, but you do need an Energy Performance Certificate if you are selling your home. HIPs were suspended in May 2010 and formally abolished by the Coalition.

Surveys, EPCs

House hunters guide

Finding a new home can quickly become a frustrating experience and this can lead to you putting in offers out of desperation to find the property before your life turns into a series of weekend trips to the new area meeting every estate agent in town

Conveyancing, Buying a house