Help and Advice on Moving house

Read our wide range of articles on moving house, updating your rented homes and dealing with estate agent.

The benefits of moving to the countryside

With a recent increase in young people moving from London into the country, we look at the benefits moving to the countryside can have for you.

Finding a house

Moving into an unfurnished place – house essentials checklist

From packing to getting keys cut, there’s a lot to think about when you’re moving to a new place – but have you thought about what you need to buy?

General Moving Advice, Rentals

Renting a house or flat: which is right for me?

If you’re moving to a new rented home, you might be wondering whether a flat or a house is a better option.

Renting

Do I need a will after buying a house?

Once you’ve bought a new house, it may be time to consider planning some more for your future. Owning property means you should probably think about writing or updating your will.

Buying a house, First Time Buyer

What is property indemnity insurance?

If you or your conveyancing solicitor are anticipating legal issues to arise from your new property, it may be a good idea to consider property indemnity insurance.

Insurance

Shared Ownership: What percentage should I buy to begin with?

How to decide what percentage of a Shared Ownership property to buy.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, First Time Buyer, Shared Ownership

Shared Ownership: who owns the rest of the property?

For some, the idea of not owning the whole of a property can be nerve-wracking, and the biggest concern is over who owns the rest of it, and what control do they have?

First Time Buyers, First Time Buyer, Shared Ownership

How to sell a Shared Ownership property

If you’re looking to sell your Shared Ownership property, you might be wondering what the process is.

Selling a home, Shared Ownership

How much does it cost to staircase?

Staircasing is a great route to owning your own home outright – but how much does it cost, and is it worth it?

Conveyancing, First Time Buyers, Costs and Fees