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  • New Aldi supermarkets add an additional £5,000 to local property values within months of a store opening, compared to the national average

    32% of UK home owners choose a home based on its close proximity to local shops and amenities

    The opening of a new Aldi supermarket can add an additional £5,000 to the value of local homes, research by My Home Move, the UK’s leading provider of … more

  • My Home Move’s conveyancing app becomes the most popular choice on the App Store for UK home movers

    Over 3,000 downloads across iOS and Android users since its launch

    eWay app estimated to facilitate one in twenty-five UK home moves by the end of 2017

    My Home Move’s recently launched eWay app becomes the most ‘popular’ conveyancing choice within Apple’s App Store. … more

  • Wives and girlfriends are the driving force behind most couples’ home moves – completing documents and conversing with conveyancers 52% of the time, compared to their partners

    Online conveyancing systems show usage spikes between noon and 1pm- highlighting that the lunchbreak has become the most popular time of day to complete the legal documents for buying or selling a property … more

  • South East and East of England named as relocation hotspots attracting 40% of home movers between 2011 – 2015

    Greater London attracts only 4% of relocation movers, the same as Yorkshire and Humberside

    North East attracts just 1% of ‘relocators’ over the five year period, becoming the least popular place to relocate to

    The South East and East of England proved the most population … more

  • 58% of over 55s have no intention of downsizing

    For those that would consider downsizing (25%) the lack of suitable properties and the costs involved in moving, including Stamp Duty, represent barriers to them moving

    46% of would-be downsizers want to move into a bungalow, while 20% are looking for a detached property

    Over half (52%) of would-be downsizers want a property that is easier to manage, … more

  • My Home Move has won the highly coveted title of ‘Best Conveyancing Provider’ at the What Mortgage Awards, for the third consecutive year.

    The Awards, which were launched in 1993, celebrate excellence across the mortgage industry. Each nominee was voted for by consumers based on the quality of their products, their customer service and their commitment to the market.

    Speaking of the win, Doug … more

  • My Home Move, the UK’s leading provider of mover conveyancing services, has won the award for Outstanding Commitment to Training at the inaugural Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2016.

    My Home Move, which operates nationally and celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, collected the award for its in-house Learning and Development Academy, which provides all of My Home Move’s employees with … more

  • Doug Crawford, CEO of My Home Move, has won the Business Leader: Conveyancer award for the third time in four years, at the British Mortgage Awards 2016. This takes My Home Move’s awards total to 22 awards since January 2013.

    The ceremony which was held at the Park Plaza Hotel in London on the 7th July recognised the standout achievements from across the UK mortgage and associated industries in the … more

  • The number of gifted deposits to investors increased by 5% during Q1 2016 compared to Q1 2015, as the rush to beat the Stamp Duty deadline intensified 

    Investors are favouring regional hotspots to make their money go further, as investments into London and the South East decrease

    Gifted deposits used to snap-up flats and maisonettes, suggesting the pre-Stamp Duty surge was to fund Buy-to-Let … more

  • “As we know from our own research, people choose to move home for many different reasons – many of which are unlikely to be affected in the short term by the outcome of the EU Referendum. This decision has been made against the backdrop of a UK housing market that is, arguably, leaner and fitter than at any point in the last 15 to 20 years.

    “Stronger regulation on mortgages in recent … more