reallymoving Blog and Insights

We study the property market to bring you interesting and relevant news from the world of property buying, selling and more in the UK and abroad.

Why inaccurate EPCs could cause energy efficiency issues in UK homes

Energy Performance Certificates tell you how energy efficient your home is - but what if yours is wrong? What could the impact be, and what can you do about it?

Surveys, EPCs

Could Reservation Agreements stop transactions from falling through?

Could bringing in a contract earlier in the housebuying process cut down on transactions falling through?

Help and Advice

Really Resolutions: In shape to sell

Is 2019 the year you sell your home? Maybe you’re planning on upsizing, downsizing or using the money for something else. Whatever you’re planning to do when you sell, we can help you prepare.
 

Selling a home

What is equity release and how does it work?

Equity release is the ability to free up the equity from your property, whilst you continue to live in it. For many people, their property is their biggest asset, but all their savings are tied up in it.

Conveyancing

Global news - around the world in four property stories

We navigate the globe for some of the most interesting property stories of the last year.

General Moving Advice

Millenials would need to sacrifice 21,700 avocados to save deposit for first home

Focus on long term saving plans and ignore the hype about sacrificing avocados on toast, as our research shows you'd need to give up a lot more than just your breakfast to get on the property ladder.

First time buyer

2018 - a year in property in the UK

We have a look over the last year from a property perspective, looking at everything from the impact of Brexit uncertainty to the extension of Help to Buy.

General Moving Advice

Not just deposits – how else can the Bank of Mum and Dad help first-time buyers?

The rise in the number of first-time buyers relying on assistance from the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad has been well-documented in recent years, with it almost becoming the norm for people buying a home to turn to their parents for financial support.

First time buyer

What impact might a hard Brexit have on the housing market?

With uncertainty around Brexit influencing multiple markets, we look at how property would be affected by a hard Brexit.

General Moving Advice