Over half (52%) of house sales in England and Wales fell through before completion in the third quarter of 2020, as Covid uncertainty plagued the property market.
Mortgage issues, gazumping, survey faults or a chain-breaking, there are many reasons why a property sale can collapse.
UK homemovers are increasingly insisting that Covid Clauses are inserted into their contracts, in case they are unable to move due to the pandemic.
England's property market has been released from some elements of the lockdown.
Many in the housing sector anticipate a surge in moving from pent-up demand. However, strict guidelines are still in place covering every aspect of buying, selling, and renting.
A new cross-industry guide to re-opening the housing market and enabling people to move safely has now been published.
The latest data and analysis from online mortgage broker, Trussle, has suggested that those who were currently planning to buy or sell a property should expect to have to shelve their plans for five months due to the ongoing crisis.
Government Covid-19 advice has impact on Persimmon, Barratt, Redrow and more
Latest advice gives green light to existing house moves to be completed, and the use of tradespeople for property repairs and maintenance.
Newly released data from estate agent comparison website, GetAgent.co.uk, reveals that between price drops caused by worries surrounding Brexit and rising agents fees, British home sellers are being hit with thousands against their sale.
The average cost of buying and selling home in the UK has reached a record high at £10,414 or £24,585 in London, new research has found, a rise of 2% year on year.
The cost of moving home in the UK has reached a record with an average of £10,414, rising to in London, up 2% compared to 2018, new research has found.
Over a third of British people admit they could have done more research into the cost of moving home, according to a new report which reveals that they need to budget an extra £2,000 or risk facing extra costs.
New rules for conveyancers are now in place in Britain aimed at helping home buyers make a more informed choice when buying a property.
Some 62 per cent of current home owners feel that moving house has become more difficult over the past 10 years - with many of them also saying the cost of the process is a deterrent to them selling up.
The average cost of moving home in the UK has increased by £628 over the past year from £10,966 to £11,624 - that’s a six per cent rise at a time when the consumer price index has risen three per cent and average earnings are up two per cent.
David Wilson Homes East Midlands has teamed up with the RSPCA to provide pet owners with advice on making moving home as stress-free as possible for their animals.
New research by Post Office Money has revealed that homebuyers will spend an average of £9,472 on the additional costs of moving home, - but have only budgeted for £7,643.
As if there isn't enough stress involved in buying and selling a property, once the purchase is agreed it's far from over.
Stacks Property Search, has some top tips to ensure your move goes as stress-free as possible:
When buying a house or switching jobs the last thing that might come to mind is making another huge life change.
But psychologists have found that big upheavals create a window of opportunity for getting rid of bad habits, such as smoking.
The University of Bath has discovered that people are more open to new ideas and information when going through a major change.
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