Help and Advice on Moving house

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

Building regulations

An overview to building regulations

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

Buying in a conservation area

Buying in a conservation area has advantages and disadvantages - find out all about them here.

Conveyancing, Buying a house

Helping the elderly to move

Moving elderly friends and relatives needs careful planning and consideration. We have some tips to make the process easier.

Removals, General Moving Advice

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme explained

The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme was launched in 2010, but is now becoming visible. We explain what this entails.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

Viewing tips for First Time Buyers

Top tips for First Time Buyers to know what to look out for when viewing potential homes.

Conveyancing, Before you buy, First time buyer

Right to Buy - buying your council house or housing association home in England

Government schemes to buy council and housing association homes, such as Right to Buy and Right to Acquire, are designed to help tenants improve their circumstances. Buying your own can be home a fantastic long-term investment for the future.

Conveyancing, Buying a house

What is a Building Survey?

A Building Survey is the most detailed home survey, but what does it include and is it right for you?

Surveys, Surveying Process

Home Report FAQs

Frequently asked questions about the Home Report, required for sellers 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 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