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.

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 long does a survey take?

If you’ve had a property survey done, you may be eager to get the report back. So how long can you expect to wait?

Surveys, Surveying Process

HomeBuyers Survey checklist

You've found a home you love, but now you've got to get it checked out. The best way to do that is with a survey.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process, Costs and Fees

What to do after a bad house survey

It’s every home buyer’s worst nightmare. You find the house of your dreams and you’ve put in an offer, but then the survey report reads more like a horror story. It can be disappointing, frustrating and even frightening. But all is not lost! A bad survey can actually be an opportunity to get a better deal.

Surveys, Surveying Advice, Surveying Process

Problems your house survey might find

You’ve had the survey completed on your potential home and you want to know if your property is a good investment. Here we’ll let you know what issues a survey might bring up, and how to deal with them.

Surveys, Surveying Process

What is a property valuation

There are many reasons you might need a property valuation, especially when selling or buying property. Here we explain what a property valuation is, who carries it out, and why you might need one.

Surveys, Surveying Advice

How much does a survey cost?

A survey can save you money on your home - but how much do they cost, and how do you know you're getting a good deal?

Surveys, Costs and Fees

What is a Chartered Surveyor?

A Chartered Surveyor will carry out your property survey - but what do they do?

Surveys, Surveying Advice

Identifying 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