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

Buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time and one that should be enjoyed. Our range of guides provide you with useful tools, top tips and advice to help you make an informed decision on your property purchase.

What if my offer on a property is rejected?

Having your offer rejected on a property you really wanted can be disappointing, but don't let it be the end of your home buying journey. There are ways you can move forward.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First Time Buyer

How to estimate the value of a property

Knowing how to work out how much a property is really worth can help immensely when choosing a property to buy and then making an reasonable offer. After all – no one wants to pay more than they need to!

Buying a house, Before you buy, Help and Advice

What is the first homes scheme?

As part of its commitment to deliver 1 million homes by 2024, the UK Government began the first homes scheme on 4th June 2021. But what is it all about?

Buying a house, Finding a house, First Time Buyer

How to make an offer on a property

When you have chosen a property that you would like to buy, you will need to make your offer. But how do you make an offer and how do you decide on a price.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First Time Buyer

The first time buyer's guide to mortgages

First time buyers can struggle with how much goes into buying a first home – if it’s not finding conveyancing solicitors or Chartered Surveyors, it’s saving up a deposit and choosing the right property.

Buying a house, Before you buy

First Time Buyer changes to Stamp Duty: FAQ

On 22nd November 2017 the rules regarding Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers changed. We're answering some of the questions arising from the Stamp Duty exemption for First Time Buyers.

Buying a house, Costs and Fees, First Time Buyer

Sealed Bidding: What it is, and how to win

Not sure if sealed bids are for you? We've got pros, cons and the best tricks to win that dream home.

Buying a house

Timeline for buying a house

For homebuyers – and first time buyers in particular – the process of purchasing a new home can seem like a long, drawn-out affair. It’s not unusual for it to take around six months from starting to look at properties to actually moving in, and if there are delays at any stage of the process then it can take even longer.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First Time Buyer

Should I buy a house with friends?

If people buy properties with their partners, why not buy your first home with your friends instead? Here are some of the upsides, downsides and legal sides to consider.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First Time Buyer