Surveying advice on housing and property

Read some of our helpful surveying articles written by reallymoving.

Buying a house

Buying a house is an exciting time and one that should be enjoyed. Our range of guides provide you with useful tools, top tips and advice to help you make an informed decision on your property purchase.

Why do I need a home survey?

It's easy to think you can skip getting a survey but it's one of the most important parts of a property purchase.

Buying a house

Right to Buy guide

Right to Buy has been a contentious scheme ever since it came into being in the 1980s – but what is it, and how can it help you get on the property ladder?

Buying a house, Help and Advice

How to check your credit score

If you’re eager to get a mortgage, one of the first things to consider is your credit score, as it may have an impact on how much you can borrow and what rate of interest you pay.

Buying a house, Before you buy, Help and Advice

Should you rent or buy a property?

The decision to buy your own property is a big one, and there may be times when you’re torn between renting or buying. There are some situations where one is preferable to the other. But how do you decide?

Buying a house, Before you buy, Renting

How to decide on a house buying budget

If you’re looking for a new home, it’s important to consider what you’re willing (and able) to spend on a property. Here’s our top ways to find the right budget for your move.

Buying a house

How to negotiate a great deal on your new home

The property market can be confusing when it comes to pricing, but don't end up paying more than you need to - learn how to make a compelling offer and negotiate with our guide.

Buying a house

UK Moving Distance Map

How far would you move for your new home? We looked at the distance moved by movers across the entire UK to see how far people go for their dream home.

Buying a house, News, reallymoving Updates

How to upsize to a bigger home

Outgrowing your current home is a natural process, but how do you make sure you get the best deal on a bigger property, and how do you choose the right one for you?

Conveyancing, Buying a house, Help and Advice

Shared Ownership Guide

Confused about whether Shared Ownership might be right for you? Our in depth guide will make it simple.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer