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Latest Compare My Move Press Releases
UK Average House Price Changes – 14/08/2019
Compare My Move has looked at month-by-month data of the average UK house price over the past 25 years. We’ve analysed property prices in the UK’s largest 50 cities from 1995 up to 2019 to create a time-lapse that illustrates the dramatic change in the UK property market. Whilst London holds the title for the highest property price since 1995, Brighton saw the strongest growth in the UK property market.
How Instagramable is your Home? – 26/06/2019
Compare My Move has analysed the latest styles to find out which home decor items are trending on Instagram. We collected the Top 25 interior design trends and ranked then by the number of hashtag mentions.
How the Gender Pay Gap Affects First Time Buyers – 26/02/2019
The average female millennial must save an extra 8 months for their first home compared to their male counterparts. In our latest research, Compare My Move explores how the gender pay gap affects female first time buyers in 51 of the largest towns and cities across Britain.
The Cost of Moving House Revealed – 15/01/2019
Compare My Move explore the cost of moving house for first time buyers and existing homeowners across every region of Britain. Homeowners spent £9.8 billion moving in 2018, with the average move rising above £10k for the first time.
Help to Buy in Under a Year – 13/11/2018
Research by Compare My Move reveals how long it takes young renters in 50 British towns to save a deposit on their first home. The press release compares the time taken to save an average 15% deposit against the 5% deposit needed for the Help to Buy Equity Loan.
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The Best Time To Move House – 31/07/2018
Compare My Move have analysed data from nearly 66,500 UK movers to unearth some moving trends. It was found that Friday is the most popular day to move house, Thursday is the most expensive, and Sunday is the cheapest. Most of Britain prefer to move in the summer and on a Friday, though in Wales they favour Wednesday, and in Yorkshire and the Humber movers wait until December.
The Worst UK Cities for Air Pollution – 21/06/2018
In light of Clean Air Day 2018, Compare My Move mapped the towns and cities across Britain with the most dangerous air quality. Using official World Health Organisation (WHO) data, we explored the 42 towns and cities in Britain exceeding or drawing with WHO limits on pollutant PM2.5. We looked at concentrations of PM2.5 in particular because high concentrations of fine particulate matter have been called the greatest environmental risk to health by WHO.
6 Incredible Bedrooms Inspired by Tech Giants – 31/05/2018
We’ve dreamt up 6 bedrooms inspired by some of the biggest tech companies of today. To create these dream bedrooms, we’ve taken influence from product styles, brand colour-palettes, company ethos, and the designs of head offices.
Cardiff-Based Compare My Move Doubles its Digital Team – 01/05/2018
Having been named 17th fastest growing company in Wales by Fast Growth 50 last year, Compare My Move is now looking to the future by strengthening its digital and sales teams in Cardiff, a city which is fast-becoming a hub for digital start-ups and the perfect base for Compare My Move to grow its UK-wide service.
The Winners and Losers of the Wales Land Transaction Tax – 27/03/2018
New research from Compare My Move shows that the introduction of the Land Transaction Tax in Wales will save the average homebuyer £560. Land Transaction Tax replaces Stamp Duty in Wales from 1st April 2018, and Compare My Move used their newly updated Cost of Moving House Calculator to highlight the changes for homebuyers.
3D Printing: A New Hope for Housing – 06/02/2018
New research by removal company comparison website Compare My Move reveals how 3D printed houses are no longer a thing of science fiction. From alleviating the housing crisis and providing disaster relief to leading the way to the stars, the research shows how 3D printing could be the answer to many issues faced by traditional house-building methods.
The UK Spent 9.7 Billion Moving House in 2017 – 09/01/2018
Compare My Move expose the hidden cost of moving house in the UK region by region, and highlight how the recent change to Stamp Duty is win and lose for first time buyers.
New research reveals that UK homeowners spent £9.7 billion (£9,746,745,840) on moving house in 2017, with the average UK homeowner facing £9,580 in additional moving costs
Published at Mon, 01 Aug 2016 11:49:00 +0000