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

Surveys

Understand the surveying process with our extensive range of articles and guides. Whether you need advice on getting a HomeBuyers Report or a Building Survey, our house survey guides can help.

Why do I need a home survey?

As a first time buyer, your first home purchase is probably the most significant and most important financial transaction you will have made to date.

Surveys, Buying a house, First time buyer

What happens after mortgage offer is accepted?

First and foremost, congratulations are in order! You’ve already jumped through numerous hoops to get to this stage in the home-buying journey, and the offer for your first home has been accepted. So what happens next?

Surveys, Buying a house, First time buyer

How much does a survey cost?

A survey is one of the smartest things you can do whilst buying a property. It helps you understand what you’re buying and whether there are any issues that could cause you problems in the future.

Surveys, Costs and Fees

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

Before attempting to buy a property, you might never have heard of a property surveyor or a chartered building surveyor.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

Untangling Japanese Knotweed

Japanese knotweed can halt a house sale, but with a variety of ways to identify and treat it, it doesn't have to stop you buying your perfect home.

Surveys, Before you buy, Plants and Gardens

How to choose a Chartered Surveyor

One of the most important things you can do for your future property is get a decent survey - but how do you pick the right surveyor?

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

How much does an EPC cost?

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are a legal requirement if you are renting, selling or building a property in the UK. Find out about EPC costs with our useful guide.

Surveys, EPCs

What is underpinning?

What is underpinning and what should you do if you suspect a property has been underpinned? Our guide will help you find out.

Surveys, Surveying Process

Dry Rot - what you need to know

The word dry rot will send shivers down the spine of every homeowner, and rightly so. Dry rot spores surround us everyday, unseen to the human eye.

Surveys, Surveying Advice