Buying and selling property

We want to help make everyone's property purchase go as smooth as possible. Our guides provide an insight into the whole process whether looking to get on the property ladder, choosing a solicitor or overcoming financial hurdles.

Tenant guides

Our guides provide tips covering a wide range of topics that tenants might uncover whilst renting in the UK. We're here to help tenants understand their responsibilities and what they are entitled to throughout their tenancy.

Landlord guides

There are a number of important factors to consider for anyone thinking about letting their property. From practical advice to legal responsibilities, our guides are here to help.

Featured guides

Making an offer on a house

Buying a house is a big step and can be quite daunting, that's why we’ve put together some tips to help make the whole process that bit smoother.

Safety responsibilities for landlords

To help you get to grips with what’s expected, we have outlined the main safety concerns you need to be aware of and the legal obligations you must adhere to.

Buying a property at auction

Auctions are a great way to avoid lengthy or uncertain buying procedures and bag yourself a bargain. We've highlgihted essential points to consider.

How to rent

If you're not used to renting it can feel overwhelming with a lot to remember for a smooth tenancy. Our complete guide will give you a headstart by advising what to look out for and what questions to consider throughout the process.


Move iQ Property Podcast

We sponsored series 6 of the Move iQ Podcast. Join Phil Spencer, founder of Move iQ and popular presenter of Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location, and members of the Propertymark team as they talk about the common issues that buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants face.

Phil Spencer, Move iQ Podcast
26 Dec 2021
How to find a good estate agent

Wonder how to find a good estate agent? In this episode of the Move iQ podcast, Phil Spencer talks to NAEA Propertymark President Liana-Loporto Browne about what to look for – from identifying a good agent through to how to get what you want from them including relevant market information.

29 Dec 2021
Local estate agents vs property portals

In episode 2 of series 6 of the Move iQ podcast, Phil Spencer chats to Propertymark CEO, Nathan Emerson about how relevant local estate agents are in securing a successful sale or purchase.

05 Jan 2022
How to prepare to sell your house

So you’re looking at selling your home. Where do you even begin? During this Move iQ Podcast, Phil Spencer talks to our CEO, Nathan Emerson about the importance of doing the admin early to get a head start, decluttering your home, and why your agent is so crucial when it comes to being in a chain.

12 Jan 2022
When is the best time to sell a property?

Phil Spencer and our CEO, Nathan Emerson are discussing timing — and when is the best time to put a property on the market. From thoughts you should have about downsizing, to what you should consider if you’re relocating, it’s worth considering regional variations.

19 Jan 2022
Mistakes to avoid when selling your own home

Did you know that statistically, the second agent you approach is more likely to sell your home? In this episode of Move iQ's podcast, Phil Spencer talks to NAEA Propertymark President Liana-Loporto Browne about common mistakes made by sellers.

26 Jan 2022
How to avoid the pitfalls when renting a property

Phil Spencer talks to ARLA Propertymark President Maxine Fothergill on the the pitfalls of renting and how to avoid the most common mistakes. Did you know how common it is for tenants not to check their inventory or read their contract fully?

02 Feb 2022
Answering renters' frequently asked questions

In Episode 7, Maxine Fothergill, ARLA Propertymark President is back talking to Phil Spencer and answering renters’ frequently answered questions. Not surprisingly, the top of the list is all things deposits. How can you protect your deposit? How can you reduce deductions?

09 Feb 2022
What happens at the end of your tenancy

Do you know what happens at the end of your tenancy? Phil Spencer talks to Maxine Fothergill, ARLA Propertymark President about the things that can happen before a tenancy is terminated, including renewal options and the benefits and risks of each approach. Whichever way works for you – make sure that you have a written record of any discussions you have.

16 Feb 2022
What's next for the UK housing market?

In the final episode of the Move iQ Podcast’s sixth series, Phil Spencer is back talking to our CEO Nathan Emerson about what the Government is proposing for the future of the housing market such as the abolition of section21 and deposit passports. Nathan also gives an update on the different initiatives that we’re involved with and how we’re driving change for the greater good of the sector.