Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

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.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Before you buy

Whitepaper on transparency for solicitor legal fees

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have called for studies into the transparency of legal fees and services, in order to explore whether customers were able to make informed purchasing decisions.

Conveyancing, Costs and Fees

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.

First Time Buyers, Buying a house, Costs and Fees, First time buyer

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.

EPCs

Getting a first time buyer mortgage

For many first time buyers, the idea of getting a mortgage is overwhelming. But there are lots of great first time buyer mortgage deals out there.

Conveyancing, Before you buy, First time buyer

Removals costs

Working out the cost of removals can be a daunting experience. Prices are mainly calculated on the volume of items that you wish to have moved and the distance of the move. However, every house move is different, so depending on what services you require will depend on the final costs.

Removals, General Moving Advice, Costs and Fees

Help to Buy in London

London’s property market presents unique challenges to those looking to buy their first home, with high house prices making it difficult for many would-be homebuyers to save the necessary deposit or meet mortgage lenders’ affordability criteria.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Before you buy

Information on EPCs for Landlords

Are you a landlord looking for additional guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for your property? Find out the important information about EPCs.

EPCs

Flooding in London

It is almost incredible to think a city like London may run the risk of being flooded. However, there are risks, so you should be prepared to ask the relevant questions before you sign on the dotted line.

London moving advice